Luzula spadicea snow patch communities

English name: Luzula spadicea snow patch communities

Description (English)

Luzula alpinopilosa ssp. obscura (Luzula spadicea)-dominated snow patch communities of moderate slopes of the Alps and the Carpathians submitted to prolonged snow cover, ecological variant of the Luzula spadicea scree communities of H2.313, more prevalent in the central and eastern Alps, the Tatras and the eastern Carpathians, characterized by an important representation of species of the Salicetea herbaceae, among which Poa granitica, Ranunculus montanus, Oligotrichum hercynicum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.113
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.11)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Luzula spadicea
Flowering Plants Poa granitica
Flowering Plants Ranunculus montanus
Mosses & Liverworts Oligotrichum hercynicum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Luzula spadicea Flowering Plants
Poa granitica Flowering Plants
Ranunculus montanus Flowering Plants
Oligotrichum hercynicum Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.1114 Luzula spadicea snow patch communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.113 Luzula spadicea snow patch communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.113 Luzula spadicea snow patch communities same
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