EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > F - Heathland, scrub and tundra > F2 - Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub > F2.2 - Evergreen alpine and subalpine heath and scrub > F2.27 - Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths

Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths

English name: Alpide bearberry (Arctostaphylos) heaths

Description (English)

Mats of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi or Arctostaphylos alpinus of the alpine, subalpine and locally, montane, belts of the Alps, the Pyrenees, the northern and central Apennines, the Dinarides, the Carpathians, the Balkan Range, the Rhodope Mountains (south to the Slavianka-Orvilos, the Menikion, the Pangeon, the Falakron and the Rhodopi), the Moeso-Macedonian mountains (including Athos), the Pelagonides (south to the Greek Macedonian border ranges Tzena, Pinovon and Kajmakchalan) and Olympus, in the Thessalian mountains, mostly on calcareous substrates.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.27
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 31.47 Alpide bearberry heaths source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.3 Lande subalpine calcicole wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.4 Lande subalpine xérophile sur sol acide narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 9311400 Alpínske spolocenstvá kríckových holí n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F3.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F3.27 Alpide bearberry heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.47 Alpide bearberry heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.47 Alpide bearberry heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.47   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.47   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.47   same
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