Alpigenic high mountain Dryas mats

Description (English)

Mats of Dryas octopetala of the high levels of the mountains of the western Alpine system, the Jura and the Central Massif, in calcicolous alpine grasslands and on high mountain rocks.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-281

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.291 Alpigenic high mountain Dryas mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.291 Alpigenic high mountain Dryas mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.291 Alpigenic high mountain Dryas mats same
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