Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths

English name: Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths

Description (English)

Very low, single-stratum, carpets of trailing azalea, Loiseleuria procumbens, prostrate Vaccinium spp. or other prostrate ericoid shrublets, accompanied by lichens Cetraria islandica, Cladonia spp., of windswept, mostly snowfree, localities in the alpine belt of the high mountains of the Alpine system, with an outpost in the Balkan Peninsula: Šar planina (Kosovo).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.21
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.41 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.6 Lande alpine ventée wider
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 A2.1 ALPÍNSKÁ VŘESOVIŠTĚ (Alpine heathlands) wider
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 9310000 Spolocentvá vysokohorských trávnatých a kríckovitých holí na silikátovom podklade n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.21 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.21 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.21 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.21 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F3.21 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F3.21 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.41 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.41 Alpide dwarf ericoid wind heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.41   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.41   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.41   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.41   same
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