Nevadan borreguiles

English name: Nevadan borreguiles

Description (English)

Dense hygrophilous grasslands occupying humid flats around lakes, gullies, glacial basins, depressions at the oro- and cryoro-Mediterranean levels of the Sierra Nevada, with Nardus stricta, Festuca hispanica, Agrostis nevadensis, Plantago nivalis, Carex intricata, Ranunculus acetosellifolius, Vaccinium uliginosum, Lotus glareosus, Leontodon microcephalus, Galium nevadense, Gentiana boryi, Meum nevadense, Jasione crispa ssp. amethystina, many of which Sierra Nevada endemics.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.3622
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 Agrostis nevadensis
Flowering Plants Carex intricata
Flowering Plants Galium nevadense
Flowering Plants Gentiana boryi
Flowering Plants Leontodon microcephalus
Flowering Plants Lotus glareosus
Flowering Plants Meum nevadense
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Plantago nivalis
Flowering Plants Ranunculus acetosellifolius
Flowering Plants Vaccinium uliginosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis nevadensis Flowering Plants
Carex intricata Flowering Plants
Galium nevadense Flowering Plants
Gentiana boryi Flowering Plants
Leontodon microcephalus Flowering Plants
Lotus glareosus Flowering Plants
Meum nevadense Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Plantago nivalis Flowering Plants
Ranunculus acetosellifolius Flowering Plants
Vaccinium uliginosum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.3622 Nevadan borreguiles source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.3622 Nevadan borreguiles same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.3622 Nevadan borreguiles same
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