Dryas octopetala mats

Description (English)

Dwarf heaths formed by mats of the woody Dryas octopetala in high Palaearctic mountains, in arctic and boreal regions and in isolated Atlantic coastal outposts.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S228

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.29 Dryas octopetala mats same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.29 Dryas octopetala mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.29 Dryas octopetala mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.29 Dryas octopetala mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.29 Dryas octopetala mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F3.29 Dryas octopetala mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F3.29 Mountain avens mats same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.49 Mountain avens mats same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.49 Mountain avens mats same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.49   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.49   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.49   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.54   same
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