Hercynian acid snow patch communities

English name: Hercynian acid snow patch communities

Description (English)

Acidophilous snow patch communities of the higher Hercynian ranges, in particular the Sudeten, the Black Forest, the Vosges, with Nardus stricta, Omalotheca supina (Gnaphalium supinum), Plantago atrata, Salix herbacea, Polytrichum gracile, Polytrichum norvegicum, or with Luzula desvauxii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.114
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 Gnaphalium supinum
Flowering Plants Luzula desvauxii
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Omalotheca supina
Flowering Plants Plantago atrata
Flowering Plants Salix herbacea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Gnaphalium supinum Flowering Plants
Luzula desvauxii Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Omalotheca supina Flowering Plants
Plantago atrata Flowering Plants
Salix herbacea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.1115 Hercynian acid 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 E4.114 Hercynian acid snow patch communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.114 Hercynian acid snow patch communities same
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