Cold silicate block screes

English name: Cold silicate block screes

Description (English)

Communities of ferns and brambles, including Gymnocarpium dryopteris (Dryopteris disjuncta), Cryptogramma crispa, Athyrium distentifolium, Dryopteris dilatata, Cystopteris fragilis, colonizing nonstablized, shady subalpine siliceous screes of the Alpine system with a high proportion of large blocks.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.314
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

Ferns Athyrium distentifolium
Ferns Cryptogramma crispa
Ferns Cystopteris fragilis
Ferns Dryopteris dilatata
Ferns Dryopteris disjuncta
Ferns Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Athyrium distentifolium Ferns
Cryptogramma crispa Ferns
Cystopteris fragilis Ferns
Dryopteris dilatata Ferns
Dryopteris disjuncta Ferns
Gymnocarpium dryopteris Ferns

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.114 Cold silicate block screes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.314 Cold silicate block screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.314 Cold silicate block screes same
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