Pyrenean Festuca borderi swards

English name: Pyrenean Festuca borderi swards

Description (English)

Subnival formations of the Pyrenees with Potentilla frigida, Erigeron uniflorus, Carex rupestris and many cushion plants such as Saxifraga bryoides, Saxifraga oppositifolia, Minuartia sedoides, Silene acaulis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.344
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 Carex rupestris
Flowering Plants Erigeron uniflorus
Flowering Plants Minuartia sedoides
Flowering Plants Potentilla frigida
Flowering Plants Saxifraga bryoides
Flowering Plants Saxifraga oppositifolia
Flowering Plants Silene acaulis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex rupestris Flowering Plants
Erigeron uniflorus Flowering Plants
Minuartia sedoides Flowering Plants
Potentilla frigida Flowering Plants
Saxifraga bryoides Flowering Plants
Saxifraga oppositifolia Flowering Plants
Silene acaulis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.344 Pyrenean Festuca borderi swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.344 Pyrenean Festuca borderi swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.344 Pyrenean Festuca borderi swards same
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