Western Carpathian cushion sedge carpets

English name: Western Carpathian cushion sedge carpets

Description (English)

Carex firma-dominated formations of high altitudes and dealpine stations of the calcareous northern Carpathians, with Chamorchis alpina, Crepis jacquinii, Helianthemum alpestre, Saxifraga caesia, Viola alpina and Leontopodium alpinum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.4332
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex firma
Flowering Plants Chamorchis alpina
Flowering Plants Crepis jacquinii
Flowering Plants Helianthemum alpestre
Flowering Plants Leontopodium alpinum
Flowering Plants Saxifraga caesia
Flowering Plants Viola alpina
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex firma Flowering Plants
Chamorchis alpina Flowering Plants
Crepis jacquinii Flowering Plants
Helianthemum alpestre Flowering Plants
Leontopodium alpinum Flowering Plants
Saxifraga caesia Flowering Plants
Viola alpina Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.4332 Western Carpathian cushion sedge carpets source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.4332 Western Carpathian cushion sedge carpets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.4332 Western Carpathian cushion sedge carpets same
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