Xerocline Pinus uncinata forests

English name: Xerocline mountain pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus uncinata forests of the inner Alps, of the western outer Alps and the Jura, and of Pyrenean sunny slopes (adrets), accompanied by a shrubby undergrowth in which Rhododendron ferrugineum is absent or rare, while Juniperus nana, Juniperus hemisphaerica, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos alpinus, Erica herbacea, Rhododendron hirsutum, Cotoneaster integerrimus, Daphne striata, Dryas octopetala or Polygala chamaebuxus may be prominent.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.32
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

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.42 Xerocline mountain pine 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 6.6.5 Pinède de montagne wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.32 Xerocline Pinus uncinata forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.32 Xerocline Pinus uncinata forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.32 Xerocline Pinus uncinata forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.32 Xerocline Pinus uncinata forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.32 Xerocline Pinus uncinata forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.42 Xerocline mountain pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.42 Xerocline mountain pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.42 Xerocline mountain pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.42   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.42   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.42   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.42   same
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