Subalpine mixed brushes

English name: Subalpine mixed brushes

Description (English)

Communities of the subalpine zone, of the tree-limit, and sometimes of the montane zone, of higher nemoral mountains of the western Alpine system and its associated ranges (Carpathians) mainly of alliances Calamagrostion villosae and Trisetion fusci dominated by tall or medium shrubs, for the most part Rosaceae species (of genera Rubus, Sorbus, Amelanchier, Potentilla), Betula or tall Vaccinium, Salix helvetica, Salix kitaibeliana and grasses Calamagrostis villosa and Deschampsia cespitosa often accompanied by tall herbs characteristic of the subalpine tall herb communities (unit E5.5), or by subalpine heaths, such as the Juniperus nana-Arctostaphylos uva-ursi heaths.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.33

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 31.63 Subalpine mixed brushes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.3.9 Aulnaie verte overlap
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 A8.2 VYSOKÉ SUBALPÍNSKÉ LISTNATÉ KŘOVINY (Subalpine deciduous tall scrub) narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.33 Subalpine mixed brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.33 Subalpine mixed brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.33 Subalpine mixed brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.33 Subalpine tall herb mixed brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F1.13 Subalpine tall herb mixed brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.13 Subalpine tall herb mixed brushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.63 Subalpine tall herb mixed brushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.63 Subalpine tall herb mixed brushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.63   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.63   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.63   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.63   same
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