Alpide Salix retusa-reticulata snowbed communities

Description (English)

Salix reticulata or Salix retusa communities of calcareous stone fields with late-lying snow cover, of the Alps, the Pyrenees, the Apennines, the Carpathians, the Dinarides, the Pelagonides, the Rhodope Mountains and their associated ranges, with Gentiana bavarica, Dryas octopetala, Sesleria varia, Sesleria rigida var. haynaldiana, Carex parviflora, Ranunculus alpestris, Saxifraga androsacea, Saxifraga oppositifolia, Saxifraga sempervivum, Omalotheca hoppeana (Gnaphalium hoppeanum), Homogyne discolor, Veronica alpina, Veronica aphylla, Plantago atrata (Plantago montana), Bartsia alpina, Anemone narcissiflora, Achillea schurii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-12111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achillea schurii
Flowering Plants Anemone narcissiflora
Flowering Plants Bartsia alpina
Flowering Plants Carex parviflora
Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Flowering Plants Gentiana bavarica
Flowering Plants Gnaphalium hoppeanum
Flowering Plants Homogyne discolor
Flowering Plants Omalotheca hoppeana
Flowering Plants Plantago atrata
Flowering Plants Plantago montana
Flowering Plants Ranunculus alpestris
Flowering Plants Salix reticulata
Flowering Plants Salix retusa
Flowering Plants Saxifraga androsacea
Flowering Plants Saxifraga oppositifolia
Flowering Plants Saxifraga sempervivum
Flowering Plants Sesleria varia
Flowering Plants Veronica alpina
Flowering Plants Veronica aphylla
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achillea schurii Flowering Plants
Anemone narcissiflora Flowering Plants
Bartsia alpina Flowering Plants
Carex parviflora Flowering Plants
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants
Gentiana bavarica Flowering Plants
Gnaphalium hoppeanum Flowering Plants
Homogyne discolor Flowering Plants
Omalotheca hoppeana Flowering Plants
Plantago atrata Flowering Plants
Plantago montana Flowering Plants
Ranunculus alpestris Flowering Plants
Salix reticulata Flowering Plants
Salix retusa Flowering Plants
Saxifraga androsacea Flowering Plants
Saxifraga oppositifolia Flowering Plants
Saxifraga sempervivum Flowering Plants
Sesleria varia Flowering Plants
Veronica alpina Flowering Plants
Veronica aphylla 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) F2.12111 Alpide Salix retusa-reticulata snowbed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.12111 Alpide Salix retusa-reticulata snowbed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.12111 Alpide Salix retusa-reticulata snowbed communities same
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