French sorrel screes

English name: French sorrel screes

Description (English)

Species-poor open pioneering communities of dry calcareous screes of the low to moderate altitudes of the Alpine system, the Jura and the middle European Hercynian ranges, dominated by Rumex scutatus, often with Silene vulgaris ssp. glareosa, Silene hayekiana, Hieracium bifidum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.6122
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

Flowering Plants Hieracium bifidum
Flowering Plants Rumex scutatus
Flowering Plants Silene hayekiana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Hieracium bifidum Flowering Plants
Rumex scutatus Flowering Plants
Silene hayekiana Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.3122 French sorrel screes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.6122 French sorrel screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.6122 French sorrel screes same
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