Boreo-alpine willow-tamarisk scrub

Description (English)

Brush of fast, fluctuating, stony or gravelly rivers of the boreal mountains, with Myricaria germanica, Salix nigricans (Salix myrsinifolia), Salix phylicifolia, Salix borealis, Salix daphnoides, sometimes with Hippophae rhamnoides, and Racomitrium canescens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-113

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Hippophae rhamnoides
Flowering Plants Myricaria germanica
Mosses & Liverworts Racomitrium canescens
Flowering Plants Salix borealis
Flowering Plants Salix daphnoides
Flowering Plants Salix myrsinifolia
Flowering Plants Salix nigricans
Flowering Plants Salix phylicifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Hippophae rhamnoides Flowering Plants
Myricaria germanica Flowering Plants
Racomitrium canescens Mosses & Liverworts
Salix borealis Flowering Plants
Salix daphnoides Flowering Plants
Salix myrsinifolia Flowering Plants
Salix nigricans Flowering Plants
Salix phylicifolia 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) F9.113 Boreo-alpine willow-tamarisk scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.113 Boreo-alpine willow-tamarisk scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.113 Boreo-alpine willow-tamarisk scrub same
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