Southeast European mountain siliceous screes

English name: Southeast European mountain siliceous screes

Description (English)

Siliceous screes of mountains of southeast Europe, with vegetation dominated by Saxifraga bryoides, Saxifraga adscendens, Saxifraga oppositifolia, Oxyria digyna, Androsace hedraeantha and Poa cenisia. Cryptogramma crispa and mosses occur. Other important species are Vaccinium spp., Polygonum alpinum, Pleuropteropyrum undulatum, Lerchenfeldia flexuosa, Senecio rupestris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.33
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 Androsace hedraeantha
Ferns Cryptogramma crispa
Flowering Plants Lerchenfeldia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Oxyria digyna
Flowering Plants Poa cenisia
Flowering Plants Polygonum alpinum
Flowering Plants Saxifraga adscendens
Flowering Plants Saxifraga bryoides
Flowering Plants Saxifraga oppositifolia
Flowering Plants Senecio rupestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Androsace hedraeantha Flowering Plants
Cryptogramma crispa Ferns
Lerchenfeldia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Oxyria digyna Flowering Plants
Poa cenisia Flowering Plants
Polygonum alpinum Flowering Plants
Saxifraga adscendens Flowering Plants
Saxifraga bryoides Flowering Plants
Saxifraga oppositifolia Flowering Plants
Senecio rupestris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

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