Pinus taiga woodland

English name: Pine taiga woodland

Description (English)

Boreal pine forests of Fennoscandia, northeastern Poland, the Baltic States, Belarus and European Russia, with G3.A constituting the westernmost section of the continuous Eurasian northern taiga belt.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.B
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)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Cladonio stellaris-Pinion sylvestris Kielland-Lund ex Ermakov et Morozova 2011 North European and West Siberian boreal oligotrophic pine forests Cladonio stellaris-Pinion sylvestris Kielland-Lund 1986 Schaminee et al, 2012
Dicrano-Pinion (Libbert 1933) W. Matuszkiewicz 1962 European temperate and sub-boreal pine woodlands communities of acidic sandy soils Cetrario-Pinion hercynicae Passarge 1968; Cladonio-Pinion sylvestris Passarge 1968; Cladonio-Pinion sylvestris Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Corynephoro-Pinion sylvestris Passarge 1968; Corynephoro-Pinion sylvestris Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Deschampsio-Pinion sylvestris Br.-Bl. 1961; Festuco ovinae-Pinion sylvestris Vorobiov et al. 1997; Pinion medioeuropaeum Libbert 1933; Pleurozio-Pinion sylvestris Passarge 1968; Pleurozio-Pinion sylvestris Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Vaccinio-Pinion (Libbert 1933) Passarge 1968; Vaccinio-Pinion hercynicae Passarge 1969; Piceo-Pinion sylvestris Lakušic 1982; Pinion (Libbert 1933) Oberd. 1957 nom. rejic. propos.; Pinion sylvestris Lakušic 1976; Pino-Quercion Medwecka-Kornas et al. in Szafer 1959 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.C Western taiga wider
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 03 North boreal pine forest overlap
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 05 Middle and south boreal and hemiboreal pine forest overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.B Pinus taiga woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.B Pinus taiga woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.B Pinus taiga woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.B Pinus taiga woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.B Pinus taiga woodland same
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