Carpathian saxifrage snow-patch communities

English name: Carpathian saxifrage snow-patch communities

Description (English)

Endemic snow patch community of the high Tatras and nearby Carpathian ranges, characteristic of sites with very long snow cover, with the western Carpathian endemic Saxifraga wahlenbergii (Saxifraga perdurans), Hutchinsia alpina, Bucegia romanica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.1212
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 Hutchinsia alpina
Flowering Plants Saxifraga perdurans
Flowering Plants Saxifraga wahlenbergii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Hutchinsia alpina Flowering Plants
Saxifraga perdurans Flowering Plants
Saxifraga wahlenbergii Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.1212 Carpathian saxifrage 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 E4.1212 Carpathian saxifrage snow-patch communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.1212 Carpathian saxifrage snow-patch communities same
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