Alpic acid moss snow-patch communities

Description (English)

Moss snow-patches of the Alps, the Pyrenees, the Carpathians, the Dinarides, the Rhodope Mountains (Rila) and the Pelagonides, occupying areas free from snow for less than two months, with the mosses Polytrichum sexangulare, Polytrichum juniperinum, Pohlia commutata, Kiaeria falcata (Dicranum falcatum), the liverwort Anthelia juratzkana or sometimes lichens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R4111

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
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E4.111 Alpic acid moss snow-patch communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.111 Alpic acid moss snow-patch communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.111 Alpic acid moss snow-patch communities same
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