Subalpine cherry brush

Description (English)

Thickets or scrub of the subalpine zone of the Alps, the Carpathians, the Jura, the Hercynian ranges dominated by shrubby species of genus Prunus or related genera, in particular, Prunus padus ssp. borealis (Padus petraea), often with Sorbus aucuparia ssp. glabrata, Betula carpatica, Lonicera nigra.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-534

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula carpatica
Flowering Plants Lonicera nigra
Flowering Plants Padus petraea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula carpatica Flowering Plants
Lonicera nigra Flowering Plants
Padus petraea 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) F2.334 Subalpine cherry brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.334 Subalpine cherry brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.334 Subalpine cherry brush same
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