Medio-European upland siliceous screes

English name: Medio-European upland siliceous screes

Description (English)

Siliceous screes of hills of western and central Europe, with Epilobium collinum, Galeopsis segetum, Acetosella vulgaris, Dalanum ladanum, Petasites albus, Tussilago farfara, Senecio viscosus, Anarrhinum bellidifolium, Cryptogramma crispa. Upland siliceous screes, often resulting from quarry activity, and colonised by very impoverished forms of the Alpine communities, usually rich in mosses, lichens and sometimes ferns, notably Cryptogramma crispa, or pioneer psammophilous grasses, are included. Vegetation of alliance Galeopsion segetum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.32
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H2.3)
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 Anarrhinum bellidifolium
Ferns Cryptogramma crispa
Flowering Plants Epilobium collinum
Flowering Plants Galeopsis segetum
Flowering Plants Petasites albus
Flowering Plants Senecio viscosus
Flowering Plants Tussilago farfara
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anarrhinum bellidifolium Flowering Plants
Cryptogramma crispa Ferns
Epilobium collinum Flowering Plants
Galeopsis segetum Flowering Plants
Petasites albus Flowering Plants
Senecio viscosus Flowering Plants
Tussilago farfara Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.12 Middle European upland siliceous screes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) U21 Cryptogramma crispa-Deschampsia flexuosa community narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.3.2.3 Eboulis siliceux thermophiles wider
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 S2 POHYBLIVÉ SUTĚ (Mobile screes) overlap
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 A6 ACIDOFILNÍ VEGETACE ALPÍNSKÝCH SKAL A DROLIN (Acidophilous vegetation of alpine cliffs and boulder screes) narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H2.55 Northern upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H2.32 Northern upland siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.12 Northern upland siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.12 Northern upland siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.12   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.12   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 61.12   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 61.12   same
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