Montane river gravel low brush

Description (English)

Communities of low shrubby pioneers invading the herbaceous formations of units C3.551 and C3.552 on gravel deposits rich in fine silt of montane and northern boreal streams with an alpine, summer-high, flow regime. Myricaria germanica, Chamaerion dodonai and Salix spp. are characteristic. Vegetation may include the alliances Salicion incanae and Salicion eleagno-daphnoidis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-12

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Myricaria germanica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Myricaria germanica 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) F9.13 Montane river gravel low brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.13 Montane river gravel low brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.13 Montane river gravel low brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F9.13 Montane river gravel low brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F9.13 Montane river gravel low brush same
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