Cloudberry hummocks

English name: Cloudberry hummocks

Description (English)

Dwarf shrub hummock communities of subcontinental and continental, lowland or low montane boreal and boreonemoral Europe dominated by, or rich in, Rubus chamaemorus, associated with Calluna vulgaris or with Empetrum hermaphroditum, Ledum palustre, Chamaedaphne calyculata, characteristic, in particular, of eastern Fennoscandia, the southeastern and eastern Baltic regions, Russia, with outposts in the eastern Hercynian ranges, in the Giant Mountains.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.11138

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Chamaedaphne calyculata
Flowering Plants Empetrum hermaphroditum
Flowering Plants Ledum palustre
Flowering Plants Rubus chamaemorus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Chamaedaphne calyculata Flowering Plants
Empetrum hermaphroditum Flowering Plants
Ledum palustre Flowering Plants
Rubus chamaemorus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 51.1138 Cloudberry hummocks source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.11138 Cloudberry hummocks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.11138 Cloudberry hummocks same
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