Alpine rusty alpenrose heaths

Description (English)

Rhododendron ferrugineum-dominated heaths of acid podsols in the Alps, often with Vaccinium spp., sometimes with Pinus mugo. They often alternate in mosaic with units S2311 and S223.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2221

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) F2.221 Alpine rusty alpenrose heaths same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.221 Alpine rusty alpenrose heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.221 Alpine rusty alpenrose heaths same
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