Alpic espalier willow snowbed communities

Description (English)

Espalier willow communities of snow-bound calcareous stone fields of the Alpids, with the net-leaved willow, Salix reticulata, and the retuse-leaved willow, Salix retusa, or with Salix kitaibeliana.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-1211

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Salix kitaibeliana
Flowering Plants Salix reticulata
Flowering Plants Salix retusa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Salix kitaibeliana Flowering Plants
Salix reticulata Flowering Plants
Salix retusa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.1211 Alpic espalier willow snowbed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.1211 Alpic espalier willow snowbed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.1211 Alpic espalier willow snowbed communities same
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