Medio-European upland siliceous screes

Description (English)

Siliceous screes of hills of western and central Europe, with Epilobium collinum, Galeopsis segetum, Acetosella vulgaris, Dalanum ladanum, Petasites albus, Tussilago farfara, Senecio viscosus, Anarrhinum bellidifolium, Cryptogramma crispa. Upland siliceous screes, often resulting from quarry activity, and colonised by very impoverished forms of the Alpine communities, usually rich in mosses, lichens and sometimes ferns, notably Cryptogramma crispa, or pioneer psammophilous grasses, are included. Vegetation of alliance Galeopsion segetum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U222

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Cryptogramma crispa
Flowering Plants Anarrhinum bellidifolium
Flowering Plants Epilobium collinum
Flowering Plants Galeopsis segetum
Flowering Plants Petasites albus
Flowering Plants Senecio viscosus
Flowering Plants Tussilago farfara
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cryptogramma crispa Ferns
Anarrhinum bellidifolium Flowering Plants
Epilobium collinum Flowering Plants
Galeopsis segetum Flowering Plants
Petasites albus Flowering Plants
Senecio viscosus Flowering Plants
Tussilago farfara Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H2.32 Medio-European upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H2.55 Northern upland siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H2.32 Northern upland siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.12 Northern upland siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.12 Northern upland siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.12   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.12   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 61.12   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 61.12   same
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