Boreal bog conifer woodland

English name: Boreal bog conifer woodland

Description (English)

Woods of Pinus spp. or Picea spp., sometimes mixed with Betula pubescens, colonizing bogs and fens in the boreal and boreonemoral zones.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.D
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
Sphagnion medii Kästner et Flössner 1933 Bogs of sub-continental and montane regions from mountain belt spanning mediterranean and boreal regions of Eurasia Calluno-Sphagnion fusci Tx. in Tx. et al. 1972; Eriophorion vaginati Krajina 1933; Sphagnion europaeum Schwickerath 1941; Sphagnion medio-fusci Malmer 1968; Sphagno fallacis-Eriophorion vaginati Timmermann in Dengler et al. 2004; Vaginato-Sphagnion europaeum Duvigneaud 1949 (orig. form); Sphagnion magellanici Kästner et Flössner 1933 nom. mut. propos.; Eriophorion vaginati Krajina 1934; Sphagnion fusci Br.-Bl. 1926 nom. ambig. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Calamagrostio canescentis-Piceion abietis Solomeshch in Solomeshch et Grigorjev 1992 nom. inval. Forested boreal spruce mires in Eastern Europe and Siberia Schaminee et al, 2012
Eriophoro-Piceion abietis Passarge 1968 Eurasian spruce woodlands and related scrub communities of tussock-grass rich oligotrophic mires Eriophoro-Piceion abietis Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968 Schaminee et al, 2012
Empetro-Piceion obovatae Morozova et al. 2008 Northeastern European taiga on long-frozen soils and permafrost Schaminee et al, 2012
Eriophoro-Pinion sylvestris Passarge 1968 Eurasian pine woodlands and related scrub communities of tussock-grass oligotrophic mires Eriophoro-Pinion sylvestris Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968 Schaminee et al, 2012
Vaccinio uliginosi-Pinion sylvestris Passarge 1968 Eurasian pine woodlands and related scrub communities of dwarf-shrub rich oligotrophic mires Oxycocco-Ledion palustris Nordhagen 1936; Piceo-Pinion uncinatae Tx. 1955; Pino-Ledion palustris Tx. 1955; Vaccinio uliginosi-Pinion sylvestris Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Vaccinio uliginosi-Pinion sylvestris Vorobiov et al. 1997; Ledo-Pinion Tx. 1955 nom. invers. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.A Birch and conifer mire woods wider
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 20 Minerotrophic mires incl swamp forest wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.D Boreal bog conifer woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.D Boreal bog conifer woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.D Boreal bog conifer woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.D Boreal bog conifer woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.D Boreal bog conifer woodland same
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