Arctic Dryas heaths

English name: Arctic Dryas heaths

Description (English)

Maritime or submaritime Dryas octopetala heaths of the arctic lowlands of the Palaearctic continent and of the low arctic and subarctic islands of the North Atlantic and the Northern Ocean.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.294

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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.494 Arctic Dryas heaths source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.294 Arctic Dryas heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.294 Arctic Dryas heaths same
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