Spitzbergen polar willow snowbed communities

Description (English)

Snowbed communities of islands of the polar basin, in particular, of Spitzbergen with Salix polaris, Luzula confusa, Pedicularis hirsuta, Polygonum viviparum (Bistorta vivipara), Cerastium arcticum, Dicranum elongatum, Drepanocladus uncinatus, Gymnomitrion coralloides, Anthelia juratzkana, Cetraria delisei, Stereocolon alpinum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S21222

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) F2.1222 Spitzbergen polar willow snowbed communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.1222 Spitzbergen polar willow snowbed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.1222 Spitzbergen polar willow snowbed communities same
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