Submontane calcareous screes

English name: Submontane calcareous screes

Description (English)

Forb- or fern-dominated sunny calcareous screes of the montane or collinar levels of peri-Alpine ranges, particularly characteristic of the Jura, locally also of the middle European Hercynian ranges and of the southern Alpine periphery.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.612
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H2.6)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.312 Sub-montane calcareous screes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.612 Submontane calcareous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.612 Sub-montane calcareous screes same
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