Alpide acidocline Rhododendron heaths

English name: Alpide acidocline alpenrose heaths

Description (English)

Rhododendron spp.-dominated heaths of acid podsols in the Alps, the Pyrenees, the Dinarides, the Carpathians, the Balkan Range, the Pontic Range, the Caucasus and the Himalayan system, often with Vaccinium spp., sometimes with dwarf pines.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.22
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.42 Alpide acidocline alpenrose heaths source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.5 Lande subalpine m├ęso-hygrophile sur sol acide same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.22 Alpide acidocline Rhododendron heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.22 Alpide acidocline Rhododendron heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.22 Alpide acidocline Rhododendron heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.22 Alpide acidocline Rhododendron heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F3.22 Alpide acidocline Rhododendron heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F3.22 Alpide acidocline alpenrose heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.42 Alpide acidocline alpenrose heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.42 Alpide acidocline alpenrose heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.42   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.42   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.42   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.42   same
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