Bruckenthalia heaths

Description (English)

Formations of Bruckenthalia spiculifolia, often accompanied by Juniperus nana, Vaccinium myrtillus and herbaceous alpine grassland species, occupying damp, non-calcareous substrates of high mountains of the Balkan peninsula and northern Anatolia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-25
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus nana
Flowering Plants Bruckenthalia spiculifolia
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus nana Conifers
Bruckenthalia spiculifolia Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

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


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