Southern European Picea abies forests

English name: Southern European Norway spruce forests

Description (English)

Outlying Picea abies formations of the Apennines, the southern Dinarides, the Balkan Range and the Rhodope Mountains, at the southern limit of the range of the species and mostly south of its continuous range. Pinus sylvestris may be present, and undergrowth species may include Vaccinium myrtillus, Urtica dioica, Rubus idaeus, Bruckenthalia spiculifolia, Poa nemoralis, Daphne oleoides, Calamagrostis arundinacea and Fragaria vesca.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.1E
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.24 Southern European Norway spruce forests source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 08 Mixed spruce and fir forest wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1E Southern European Picea abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1E Southern European Picea abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.1E Southern European Picea abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.1E Southern European Picea abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.1E Southern European Picea abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.24 Southern European Norway spruce forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.24 Southern European Norway spruce forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.24 Southern European Norway spruce forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.24   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.24   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.24   same
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