Thlaspi rotundifolium screes

English name: Alpine pennycress screes

Description (English)

Unstable, hard limestone and dolomite coarse screes of the alpine and nival levels of the Alps, with Thlaspi rotundifolium, Papaver rhaeticum, Papaver sendtneri, Viola cenisia, Linaria alpina, Arabis alpina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.42
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 Arabis alpina
Flowering Plants Linaria alpina
Flowering Plants Papaver rhaeticum
Flowering Plants Papaver sendtneri
Flowering Plants Thlaspi rotundifolium
Flowering Plants Viola cenisia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arabis alpina Flowering Plants
Linaria alpina Flowering Plants
Papaver rhaeticum Flowering Plants
Papaver sendtneri Flowering Plants
Thlaspi rotundifolium Flowering Plants
Viola cenisia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.22 Alpine pennycress screes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.3.1.2 Eboulis calcaire d'altitude (roche dure) same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.42 Thlaspi rotundifolium screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.42 Thlaspi rotundifolium screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H2.42 Thlaspi rotundifolium screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H2.42 Thlaspi rotundifolium screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H2.42 Thlaspi rotundifolium screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H2.42 Alpine pennycress screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.22 Alpine pennycress screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.22 Alpine pennycress screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.22   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 61.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 61.22   same
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