Bittercress springs

English name: Bittercress springs

Description (English)

Spring communities of mostly collinar and montane, shaded waters poor in lime of the Palaearctic domaine, with Ranunculus hederaceus, Cardamine amara, Cardamine flexuosa, Cardamine raphanifolia, Chrysosplenium oppositifolium, Chrysosplenium alternifolium, Saxifraga clusii ssp. lepismigena, ranging southwest to the Cordillera Cantabrica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.2C2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cardamine amara
Flowering Plants Cardamine flexuosa
Flowering Plants Cardamine raphanifolia
Flowering Plants Chrysosplenium alternifolium
Flowering Plants Chrysosplenium oppositifolium
Flowering Plants Ranunculus hederaceus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cardamine amara Flowering Plants
Cardamine flexuosa Flowering Plants
Cardamine raphanifolia Flowering Plants
Chrysosplenium alternifolium Flowering Plants
Chrysosplenium oppositifolium Flowering Plants
Ranunculus hederaceus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.112 Bittercress springs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.2C2 Bittercress springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.2C2 Bittercress springs same
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