Leatherleaf hummocks

English name: Leatherleaf hummocks

Description (English)

Shrub hummocks dominated by Chamaedaphne calyculata, main shrub hummock type of the continental parts of the boreal and boreonemoral Palaearctic, in European Russia, Siberia, the Russian Far East, with outposts in Baltic regions and the eastern Hercynian ranges.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.11139

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Chamaedaphne calyculata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Chamaedaphne calyculata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 51.1139 Leatherleaf hummocks source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.11139 Leatherleaf hummocks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.11139 Leatherleaf hummocks same
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