Pohlia springs

English name: Pohlia springs

Description (English)

Bryophyte dominated spring communities of alpine, subalpine, boreoalpine or arctoalpine, well-lit, lime-poor cold waters of the Palaearctic domaine dominated by light green mosses of genus Pohlia, in particular, Pohlia wahlenbergii (Mniobryum albicans), Pohlia ludwigii, with a sparse, arctoalpine vascular species cortège.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.2C13

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Mosses & Liverworts Pohlia ludwigii
Mosses & Liverworts Pohlia wahlenbergii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pohlia ludwigii Mosses & Liverworts
Pohlia wahlenbergii Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.1113 Pohlia springs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.2C13 Pohlia springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.2C13 Pohlia springs same
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