Subalpine deciduous scrub

English name: Subalpine deciduous scrub

Description (English)

Subalpine scrubs of Alnus, Betula, Salix and Rosaceae (Amelanchier, Potentilla, Rubus, Sorbus), less than 5 m tall, often accompanied by tall herbs that in the absence of scrub would be classified as E5.5. Excludes dwarf Salix scrub (F2.1), which is composed of species that rarely exceed 1.5 m in height, and scrub on waterlogged soils (F9.2).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.3
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 31.6 Subalpine and oroboreal bush communities same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.3.8 Saulaie buissonnante subalpine narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.3.9 Aulnaie verte narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 5131000 Kriaciny s vrbou sliezkou n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.3 Subalpine deciduous scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.3 Subalpine deciduous scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.3 Subalpine and oroboreal bush communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.3 Subalpine deciduous scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F1.1 Montane and subalpine scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.1 Montane and subarctic scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.6 Subalpine bush communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.6 Subalpine bush communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.6   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.6   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.6   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.6   same
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