Luzula spadicea snow patch communities

Description (English)

Luzula alpinopilosa ssp. obscura (Luzula spadicea)-dominated snow patch communities of moderate slopes of the Alps and the Carpathians submitted to prolonged snow cover, ecological variant of the Luzula spadicea scree communities of H2.313 (of EUNIS 2012), more prevalent in the central and eastern Alps, the Tatras and the eastern Carpathians, characterized by an important representation of species of the Salicetea herbaceae, among which Poa granitica, Ranunculus montanus, Oligotrichum hercynicum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R4113

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) E4.113 Luzula spadicea 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 E4.113 Luzula spadicea snow patch communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.113 Luzula spadicea snow patch communities same
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