Crowberry shrub hummocks

English name: Crowberry shrub hummocks

Description (English)

Shrub hummocks of lowland or low montane Northern Europe, of Western Europe, of lowland Central Europe, the Baltic region, the Hercynian ranges, the Alps, the Northern Carpathians dominated by Empetrum nigrum or, in boreal regions, in mountains and in eastern Central Europe, Empetrum hermaphroditum, characteristic of suboceanic climates, of drier, taller hummocks or of slightly more mineral-influenced bogs of Europe.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.11133

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Empetrum hermaphroditum
Flowering Plants Empetrum nigrum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Empetrum hermaphroditum Flowering Plants
Empetrum nigrum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 51.1133 Crowberry shrub hummocks source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.11133 Crowberry shrub hummocks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.11133 Crowberry shrub hummocks same
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