Polar willow snowbed communities
Chionophilous communities of boreal and arcto-alpine Palaearctic mountains and of islands of the polar basin dominated by, or rich in, Salix polaris, associated with mosses and small forbs, developed, at least in the boreal and arcto-alpine regions, on calcareous substrates.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code S2122|
Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)Not available
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012)||F2.122||Polar willow snowbed communities||same|