Arabis-Gnaphalium snow-patch communities

English name: Arabis-Gnaphalium snow-patch communities

Description (English)

Herbaceous snow-patch swards of humid, carbonated soils, of the Alps and the Pyrenees, under snow for long periods, with Ranunculus alpestris, Arabis caerulea, Omalotheca hoppeana (Gnaphalium hoppeanum), Hutchinsia alpina, Potentilla brauniana (Potentilla minima), Soldanella alpina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.1211
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.12)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arabis caerulea
Flowering Plants Gnaphalium hoppeanum
Flowering Plants Hutchinsia alpina
Flowering Plants Omalotheca hoppeana
Flowering Plants Potentilla brauniana
Flowering Plants Potentilla minima
Flowering Plants Ranunculus alpestris
Flowering Plants Soldanella alpina
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arabis caerulea Flowering Plants
Gnaphalium hoppeanum Flowering Plants
Hutchinsia alpina Flowering Plants
Omalotheca hoppeana Flowering Plants
Potentilla brauniana Flowering Plants
Potentilla minima Flowering Plants
Ranunculus alpestris Flowering Plants
Soldanella alpina Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.1211 Arabis-Gnaphalium 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 E4.1211 Arabis-Gnaphalium snow-patch communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.1211 Arabis-Gnaphalium snow-patch communities same
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