Alpine naked-rush swards

Description (English)

Brown swards of Alpine crests and ridges submitted to extreme winds, dominated by Kobresia myosuroides (Elyna myosuroides).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R4421

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Elyna myosuroides
Flowering Plants Kobresia myosuroides
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Elyna myosuroides Flowering Plants
Kobresia myosuroides Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E4.421 Alpine naked-rush swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.421 Alpine naked-rush swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.421 Alpine naked-rush swards same
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