Southeast European mountain siliceous screes

Description (English)

Siliceous screes of mountains of southeast Europe, with vegetation dominated by Saxifraga bryoides, Saxifraga adscendens, Saxifraga oppositifolia, Oxyria digyna, Androsace hedraeantha and Poa cenisia. Cryptogramma crispa and mosses occur. Other important species are Vaccinium spp., Polygonum alpinum, Pleuropteropyrum undulatum, Lerchenfeldia flexuosa, Senecio rupestris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U223

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Lerchenfeldia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Polygonum alpinum
Flowering Plants Senecio rupestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Lerchenfeldia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Polygonum alpinum Flowering Plants
Senecio rupestris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H2.33 Southeast European mountain siliceous screes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

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