Boreal riverine willow scrub

Description (English)

Willow thickets of the boreal and boreonemoral regions of Fennoscandia, the Baltic States, Belarus, Russia, northern China, Korea and Japan, dominated, in particular, by Salix triandra, Salix daphnoides, Salix viminalis, Salix pentandra, Salix cinerea, Salix phylicifolia, Salix glauca, Salix myrsinifolia, colonizing sands, gravels or silts of the banks of torrents, larger rivers, lakes and reservoirs at low or middle altitudes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-114

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Salix cinerea
Flowering Plants Salix daphnoides
Flowering Plants Salix glauca
Flowering Plants Salix myrsinifolia
Flowering Plants Salix pentandra
Flowering Plants Salix phylicifolia
Flowering Plants Salix triandra
Flowering Plants Salix viminalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Salix cinerea Flowering Plants
Salix daphnoides Flowering Plants
Salix glauca Flowering Plants
Salix myrsinifolia Flowering Plants
Salix pentandra Flowering Plants
Salix phylicifolia Flowering Plants
Salix triandra Flowering Plants
Salix viminalis 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) F9.129 Boreal riverine willow scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.129 Boreal riverine willow scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.129 Boreal riverine willow scrub same
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