Alpine woodrush screes

English name: Alpine woodrush screes

Description (English)

Humid, humus-rich siliceous screes of the Alps, on slopes long-covered with snow, carpeted by the alpine woodrush, Luzula alpinopilosa, accompanied by a cortège that constitutes an ecological variant of the snow patch communities of unit E4.11, characterized by a stronger representation of scree species of the Androsasetalia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.3131
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 Luzula alpinopilosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Luzula alpinopilosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.1131 Alpine woodrush screes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.3131 Alpine woodrush screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.3131 Alpine woodrush screes same
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