Mountain alder brush

Description (English)

Dense thickets of bushy alders characteristic of the Alps, the Carpathians, the Dinarides, the Balkan Range, Vitosha, Rila, Corsica and the mountains of northeastern Asia. Alders (e.g. Alnus viridis) are accompanied by shruby willows Salix waldsteiniana, Salix appendiculata, Salix elaeagnos, Salix purpurea etc. and tall herbs.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-51

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus viridis
Flowering Plants Salix appendiculata
Flowering Plants Salix elaeagnos
Flowering Plants Salix purpurea
Flowering Plants Salix waldsteiniana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus viridis Flowering Plants
Salix appendiculata Flowering Plants
Salix elaeagnos Flowering Plants
Salix purpurea Flowering Plants
Salix waldsteiniana 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) F2.31 Mountain Alnus brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.31 Mountain Alnus brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.31 Mountain Alnus brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.31 Mountain Alnus brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.31 Mountain Alnus brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F1.11 Mountain Alnus brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.11 Mountain alder brush same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.61 Mountain alder brush same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.61 Mountain alder brush same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.61   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.61   same
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