Southern Iberian tall herb communities

English name: Southern Iberian tall herb communities

Description (English)

Subalpine and alpine meso-hygrophile tall herb communities of the Sierra Nevada and other southern Iberian mountains, with the endemic Cirsium flavispina, Aconitum nevadense, Senecio elodes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E5.541
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E5.5)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Aconitum nevadense
Flowering Plants Cirsium flavispina
Flowering Plants Senecio elodes
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Aconitum nevadense Flowering Plants
Cirsium flavispina Flowering Plants
Senecio elodes Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 37.841 Southern Iberian tall herb communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E5.541 Southern Iberian tall herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E5.541 Southern Iberian tall herb communities same
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