Middle European montane siliceous cliffs

English name: Middle European montane siliceous cliffs

Description (English)

Siliceous cliff and rock communities of the northwestern, northern, eastern and central Alps, the Pyrenees, the western Carpathians, the middle European Hercynian ranges, the Jura. Vegetation of alliances Androsacion vandelii, Asplenion septentrionalis and Hypno-Polypodion vulgaris, with the most typical species Acetosella vulgaris, Aurinia saxatilis, Polypodium vulgare, Woodsia ilvensis, Primula minima, Ranunculus alpestris, Saxifraga bryoides, Silene acaulis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.11
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H3.1)
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 Aurinia saxatilis
Ferns Polypodium vulgare
Flowering Plants Primula minima
Flowering Plants Ranunculus alpestris
Flowering Plants Saxifraga bryoides
Flowering Plants Silene acaulis
Ferns Woodsia ilvensis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Aurinia saxatilis Flowering Plants
Polypodium vulgare Ferns
Primula minima Flowering Plants
Ranunculus alpestris Flowering Plants
Saxifraga bryoides Flowering Plants
Silene acaulis Flowering Plants
Woodsia ilvensis Ferns

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.21 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.4.2.2 Paroi siliceuse avec végétation vasculaire narrower
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 A5 SKALNÍ VEGETACE SUDETSKÝCH KARŮ (Cliff vegetation in the Sudeten cirques) narrower
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 A6 ACIDOFILNÍ VEGETACE ALPÍNSKÝCH SKAL A DROLIN (Acidophilous vegetation of alpine cliffs and boulder screes) narrower
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 S1.2 ŠTĚRBINOVÁ VEGETACE SILIKÁTOVÝCH SKAL A DROLIN (Chasmophytic vegetation of siliceous cliffs and boulder screes) narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 4210000 Silikátové skalné steny n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.11 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.11 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H3.11 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H3.11 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H3.11 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H3.21 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 62.21 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 62.21 Middle European montane siliceous cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 62.21   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 62.21   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 62.21   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 62.21   same
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