Bruckenthalia heaths

English name: Heaths of spike heath (Bruckenthalia)

Description (English)

Formations of Bruckenthalia spiculifolia, often accompanied by Juniperus nana, Vaccinium myrtillus and herbaceous alpine grassland species, occupying damp, non-calcareous substrates of high mountains of the Balkan peninsula and northern Anatolia.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.26
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


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.46 Bruckenthalia heaths source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.26 Bruckenthalia heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.26 Bruckenthalia heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.26 Bruckenthalia heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.26 Bruckenthalia heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F3.26 Bruckenthalia heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F3.26 Bruckenthalia heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.46 Bruckenthalia heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.46 Bruckenthalia heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.46   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.46   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.46   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.46   same
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