Pyreneo-Alpine hygrophile foxtail swards

English name: Pyreneo-Alpine hygrophile foxtail swards

Description (English)

Subalpine and alpine hygro-mesophile, chionophilous grasslands of depressions with prolonged snow cover dominated by Alopecurus gerardii and Trifolium alpinum; they constitute a transition between siliceous grasslands and snow-patch communities, which they often ring.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.313
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.3)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alopecurus gerardii
Flowering Plants Trifolium alpinum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alopecurus gerardii Flowering Plants
Trifolium alpinum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.313 Pyreneo-Alpine hygrophile foxtail swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.313 Pyreneo-Alpine hygrophile foxtail swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.313 Pyreneo-Alpine hygrophile foxtail swards same
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