Northern wet inland cliffs

English name: Northern wet inland cliffs

Description (English)

Wet inland cliffs of middle European hills and mountains. They are often colonised by unique plant assemblages, the components of which are, however, equally characteristic of other habitats; notable among such species are Saxifraga paniculata, Alchemilla glabra, Viola palustris, Phegopteris connectilis, Aurinia saxatilis, Dianthus nitidus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.42

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alchemilla glabra
Flowering Plants Aurinia saxatilis
Flowering Plants Dianthus nitidus
Ferns Phegopteris connectilis
Flowering Plants Saxifraga paniculata
Flowering Plants Viola palustris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alchemilla glabra Flowering Plants
Aurinia saxatilis Flowering Plants
Dianthus nitidus Flowering Plants
Phegopteris connectilis Ferns
Saxifraga paniculata Flowering Plants
Viola palustris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.52 Northern wet inland cliffs source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) U15 Saxifraga aizoides-Alchemilla glabra banks narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.4.1.3 Paroi calcaire ombragée avec végétation vasculaire wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.42 Northern wet inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.42 Northern wet inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H3.42 Northern wet inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H3.42 Northern wet inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H3.42 Northern wet inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H3.42 Northern wet inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 62.52 Northern wet inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 62.52 Northern wet inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 62.52   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 62.52   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 62.52   same
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