Submontane Alpine Vaccinium heaths

Description (English)

Vaccinium spp. heaths of the collinar and montane levels of the Alps with, Calluna vulgaris, Artemisia alba, Silene otites, Campanula spicata and other thermophile species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-214

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Artemisia alba
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Campanula spicata
Flowering Plants Silene otites
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Artemisia alba Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Campanula spicata Flowering Plants
Silene otites 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) F4.214 Submontane Alpine Vaccinium heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.214 Submontane Alpine Vaccinium heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.214 Submontane Alpine Vaccinium heaths same
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