Montane river gravel habitats

English name: Montane river gravel habitats

Description (English)

Open or closed assemblies of herbaceous or suffrutescent pioneering plants, colonizing, within the montane or submontane levels, gravel beds of streams with an alpine, summer-high, flow regime, born in high mountains of the Alpine system.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.552
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.55)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 24.222 Montane river gravel communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.3. Sparsely vegetated areas n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.2.1.1 Alluvions avec végétation pionnière herbacée wider
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 M4.3 ŠTĚRKOVÉ NÁPLAVY S TŘTINOU POBŘEŽNÍ (CALAMAGROSTIS PSEUDOPHRAGMITES) (River gravel banks with Calamagrostis pseudophragmites) narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.552 Montane river gravel habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.552 Montane river gravel habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.552 Alpine and de-alpine river gravel habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.552 Alpine and de-alpine river gravel habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.652 Alpine and de-alpine river gravel habitats same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 24.222 Montane river gravel communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 24.222 Montane river gravel communities same
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