Alpine calcschist screes

English name: Alpine calcschist screes

Description (English)

Calcareous slate slope communities of the Alps, with Draba hoppeana, Campanula cenisia, Saxifraga biflora, Herniaria alpina, Trisetum spicatum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.41
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H2.4)
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 Campanula cenisia
Flowering Plants Draba hoppeana
Flowering Plants Herniaria alpina
Flowering Plants Saxifraga biflora
Flowering Plants Trisetum spicatum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Campanula cenisia Flowering Plants
Draba hoppeana Flowering Plants
Herniaria alpina Flowering Plants
Saxifraga biflora Flowering Plants
Trisetum spicatum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.21 Alpine calcschist screes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.3.1.3 Eboulis de calcschistes d'altitude same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.41 Alpine calcschist screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.41 Alpine calcschist screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H2.41 Alpine calcschist screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H2.41 Alpine calcschist screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H2.41 Alpine calcschist screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H2.41 Alpine calcschist screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.21 Alpine calcschist screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.21 Alpine calcschist screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.21   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.21   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 61.21   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 61.21   same
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