Central Eurasian riverine willow scrub

Description (English)

Willow-dominated riverine scrubs of the Transvolgan, Kazakh, Kurgan, Ichim, Kulunda, Baraba, Barnaul steppe and wooded steppe regions and of the Kazakho-Dsungarian and Turanian semideserts and deserts. A number of species of willows, up to 12-15 in Turanian desert and semidesert areas, notably, Salix blakii, Salix wilhelmsiana, Salix songarica, Salix australior, Salix euapiculata, Salix flavida, Salix microstacha, Salix cheilophila, Salix caspica, Salix rosmarinifolia associated with Hippophae rhamnoides, Myricaria germanica, Elaeagnus oxycarpa, Elaeagnus turkmanica, Elaeagnus angustifolia, constitute various communities.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-2183

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Elaeagnus angustifolia
Flowering Plants Hippophae rhamnoides
Flowering Plants Myricaria germanica
Flowering Plants Salix caspica
Flowering Plants Salix rosmarinifolia
Flowering Plants Salix wilhelmsiana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Elaeagnus angustifolia Flowering Plants
Hippophae rhamnoides Flowering Plants
Myricaria germanica Flowering Plants
Salix caspica Flowering Plants
Salix rosmarinifolia Flowering Plants
Salix wilhelmsiana 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) F9.1283 Central Eurasian riverine willow scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.1283 Central Eurasian riverine willow scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.1283 Central Eurasian riverine willow scrub same
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