Carpathian Salix kitaibeliana snowbed communities

Description (English)

Distinctive snow patch communities, endemic to the Eastern Carpathians, in particular, to the Rodnei Mountains, formed by the Carpathian endemics Salix kitaibeliana and Soldanella hungarica ssp. hungarica, with Luzula alpinopilosa, Polygonum viviparum, Oreochloa disticha, Doronicum clusii, and, more sporadically, the Eastern Carpathian endemics Poa deylii and Lychnis nivalis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-12112

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Doronicum clusii
Flowering Plants Luzula alpinopilosa
Flowering Plants Lychnis nivalis
Flowering Plants Oreochloa disticha
Flowering Plants Poa deylii
Flowering Plants Polygonum viviparum
Flowering Plants Salix kitaibeliana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Doronicum clusii Flowering Plants
Luzula alpinopilosa Flowering Plants
Lychnis nivalis Flowering Plants
Oreochloa disticha Flowering Plants
Poa deylii Flowering Plants
Polygonum viviparum Flowering Plants
Salix kitaibeliana 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) F2.12112 Carpathian Salix kitaibeliana snowbed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.12112 Carpathian Salix kitaibeliana snowbed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.12112 Carpathian Salix kitaibeliana snowbed communities same
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