Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Asterales > Family: Compositae > Genus: Saussurea > Species: Saussurea alpina subsp. esthonica

Saussurea alpina subsp. esthonica (Baer ex Rupr.) Kupffer

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Boreal - Poor
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 36 are designated for this species
Valid parent species Saussurea alpina
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 4086


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
EE0020205 Estonia Ohepalu Map
EE0040203 Estonia Marimetsa-Õmma Map
EE0080172 Estonia Endla Map
LV0200200 Latvia Kemeru nacionalais parks Map
EE0020312 Estonia Linnuraba Map
EE0020303 Estonia Angasilla Map
EE0020316 Estonia Rabivere Map
EE0010137 Estonia Niitvälja Map
EE0040365 Estonia Vahenurme Map
EE0010111 Estonia Parila Map
EE0040306 Estonia Kaisma Map
EE0020317 Estonia Lümandu Map
EE0040338 Estonia Oese soo Map
EE0020314 Estonia Salavalge-Tõrasoo Map
LV0531900 Latvia Popes zalu purvs Map
EE0010110 Estonia Kiviloo Map
EE0010102 Estonia Paraspõllu Map
EE0060226 Estonia Jäola Map
EE0010107 Estonia Alema Map
EE0020301 Estonia Maidla-Iganõmme Map
EE0010103 Estonia Kämbla Map
LV0830400 Latvia Dublukrogs Map
EE0060119 Estonia Kõrvemaa Map
EE0010124 Estonia Ruila Map
EE0060225 Estonia Varangu Map
EE0020324 Estonia Mahtra Map
EE0040321 Estonia Kõrissoo Map
EE0060113 Estonia Silmsi soo Map
EE0010109 Estonia Anija Map
EE0010105 Estonia Tammiku Map
EE0020410 Estonia Rahula-Napanurga Map
EE0020319 Estonia Rahaaugu Map
EE0040204 Estonia Ehmja-Turvalepa Map
EE0020313 Estonia Jalase Map
EE0010133 Estonia Orkjärve Map
EE0010176 Estonia Vansi Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Saussurea esthonica Baer ex Rupr.

Other resources

GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-10-18 Latvia LATVIA_2007-2012 LV_species_reports-131018-113252.xml
2013-09-17 Estonia Eesti2013 EE_species_reports-13917-14855.xml
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