Corsican Cymbalaria tall-herb communities

English name: Corsican Toadflax (Cymbalaria) tall-herb communities

Description (English)

Tall-herb communities of the subalpine and lower alpine level of Corsica, limited to shady, strongly sloping corridors with prolonged snow cover and often with stabilised scree, formed by Adenostyles briquetii, Valeriana rotundifolia, Peucedanum ostruthium, Cymbalaria hepaticifolia, Ranunculus platanifolius, Aquilegia bernardii, Viola biflora, and often several fern species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E5.55
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E5.5)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Adenostyles briquetii
Flowering Plants Aquilegia bernardii
Flowering Plants Cymbalaria hepaticifolia
Flowering Plants Peucedanum ostruthium
Flowering Plants Ranunculus platanifolius
Flowering Plants Viola biflora
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Adenostyles briquetii Flowering Plants
Aquilegia bernardii Flowering Plants
Cymbalaria hepaticifolia Flowering Plants
Peucedanum ostruthium Flowering Plants
Ranunculus platanifolius Flowering Plants
Viola biflora Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 37.85 Corsican Cymbalaria tall herb communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E5.55 Corsican Cymbalaria tall-herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E5.55 Corsican Cymbalaria tall-herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E5.55 Corsican Cymbalaria tall-herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E5.55 Corsican Cymbalaria tall-herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E4.55 Corsican Cymbalaria tall herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E4.55 Corsican Cymbalaria tall herb communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 37.85 Corsican Cymbalaria tall herb communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 37.85 Corsican Cymbalaria tall herb communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 37.85   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 37.85   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 37.85   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 37.85   same
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