EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > G - Woodland, forest and other wooded land > G3 - Coniferous woodland > G3.2 - Alpine Larix - Pinus cembra woodland > G3.22 - Eastern Alpine calcicolous Larix and Pinus cembra forests

Eastern Alpine calcicolous Larix and Pinus cembra forests

English name: Eastern Alpine calcicolous larch and Arolla forests

Description (English)

Subalpine and montane Larix decidua, Larix decidua-Picea abies, Pinus cembra or Larix decidua-Pinus cembra forests of the eastern and central Alps, mostly of the outer ranges, on calcareous substrates, with a usually species-rich undergrowth including Erica herbacea, Polygala chamaebuxus, Rhododendron hirsutum or Pinus mugo.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.22
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.32 Eastern Alpine calcicolous larch and arolla forests source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 01 Subalpine conifer vegetation in nemoral zone wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.6.3 Forêt de mélèzes et d'aroles wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.22 Eastern Alpine calcicolous Larix and Pinus cembra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.22 Eastern Alpine calcicolous Larix and Pinus cembra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.22 Eastern Alpine calcicolous Larix and Pinus cembra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.22 Eastern Alpine calcicolous Larix and Pinus cembra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.22 Eastern Alpine calcicolous Larix and Pinus cembra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.32 Eastern Alpine calcicolous larch and arolla forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.32 Eastern Alpine calcicolous larch and arolla forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.32 Eastern Alpine calcicolous larch and arolla forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.32   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.32   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.32   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.32   same
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