EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S9 - Riverine and fen scrubs > S9-3 - Salix fen scrub > S9-36 - Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs

Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs

Description (English)

Willow thickets or scrubs of mires of the mountains of the boreal zone of the Palaearctic region, characteristically forming along fen margins, on their hummocks or strings, sometimes in their lawns, with an understorey of dwarf shrubs, herbs, mosses and sphagna.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-36

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

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History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F9.26 Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.26 Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.26 Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs same
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