Alpide dwarf azalea heaths

English name: Alpide dwarf azalea heaths

Description (English)

Dwarf alpine heaths of the western Alpides dominated by Loiseleuria procumbens, often accompanied by Vaccinium spp., and rich in lichens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.211

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Loiseleuria procumbens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Loiseleuria procumbens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.411 Alpide dwarf azalea heaths source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.211 Alpide dwarf azalea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.211 Alpide dwarf azalea heaths same
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