French sorrel screes

Description (English)

Species-poor open pioneering communities of dry calcareous screes of the low to moderate altitudes of the Alpine system, the Jura and the middle European Hercynian ranges, dominated by Rumex scutatus, often with Silene vulgaris ssp. glareosa, Silene hayekiana, Hieracium bifidum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U27122

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Rumex scutatus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Rumex scutatus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H2.6122 French sorrel screes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.6122 French sorrel screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.6122 French sorrel screes same
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