Mountain sorrel screes

English name: Mountain sorrel screes

Description (English)

Stabilised siliceous screes, poor in humus, of the Alpine system, the Pyrenees and Corsica, characterized by Oxyria digyna and with Cerastium uniflorum, Doronicum clusii, Doronicum grandiflorum, Poa laxa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.311
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H2.3)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cerastium uniflorum
Flowering Plants Doronicum clusii
Flowering Plants Doronicum grandiflorum
Flowering Plants Oxyria digyna
Flowering Plants Poa laxa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cerastium uniflorum Flowering Plants
Doronicum clusii Flowering Plants
Doronicum grandiflorum Flowering Plants
Oxyria digyna Flowering Plants
Poa laxa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.111 Mountain sorrel screes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.311 Mountain sorrel screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.311 Mountain sorrel screes same
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