Coniferous woodland

English name: Coniferous woodland

Description (English)

Woodland, forest and plantations dominated by coniferous trees, mainly evergreen (Abies, Cedrus, Picea, Pinus, Taxus, Cupressaceae) but also deciduous Larix. Excludes mixed forests (G4) where the proportion of broadleaved trees exceeds 25%.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42 Temperate coniferous forests narrower
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 A12 Woodland: coniferous overlap
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 2 Coniferous woodland overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.5 Forêts de tourbières overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.4 Pinèdes thermophiles narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.6 Forêts de cônifères d'altitude narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 2117000 Eurosibírske ihlicnaté lesy n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3 Coniferous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3 Coniferous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3 Coniferous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3 Coniferous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3 Coniferous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3 Coniferous woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42 Temperate coniferous forests narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42 Temperate coniferous forests narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42   narrower
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