Mixed Abies - Picea - Fagus woodland

English name: Mixed fir - spruce - beech woodland

Description (English)

Forests in which Fagus sylvatica in western and central Europe or other Fagus species including Fagus orientalis in southeastern Europe and Pontic Asia (G1.6), is associated in the main canopy with fir Abies spp. and/or spruce Picea spp. (G3.1), sometimes with an admixture of other conifers, in particular, pines Pinus spp. Characteristic of the montane level of the major European mountains south of the boreal zone.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G4.6

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 43.1 Fir-beech and fir-spruce-beech forests same
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.3. Mixed forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 13 Montane beech and mixed beech-fir-spruce forest wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.2.5 Hêtraie à sapins de l'étage montagnard overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.2.4 Hêtraie mésophile de l'étage montagnard inférieur not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G4.6 Mixed Abies - Picea - Fagus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G4.6 Mixed Abies - Picea - Fagus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G4.6 Mixed Abies - Picea - Fagus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G4.6 Mixed Abies - Picea - Fagus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.C1 Abies-Fagus and Abies-Picea-Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.I1 Fir-beech and fir-spruce-beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 43.1 Fir-beech and fir-spruce-beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 43.1 Fir-beech and fir-spruce-beech forests same
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