Mountain Juniperus nana scrub

Description (English)

Thermophile Juniperus nana-dominated heaths of the upper levels, mostly of the subalpine or equivalent levels, of the Alps, mostly in the central and southern chains, of the northern and central Apennines, the Corsican and Sardinian mountains, the Forez, the Pyrenees, the Carpathians, the Dinarides, the Balkan Range, the Rhodopide Mountains, the Moeso-Macedonian Mountains, the Caucasus, the high mountains of the Iberian and Hellenic peninsulas, the Pontic Range, the Taurus, the Himalayan system, the temperate Far Eastern mountains.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-311

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus nana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus nana Conifers

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.231 Mountain Juniperus nana scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.231 Mountain Juniperus nana scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.231 Mountain Juniperus nana scrub same
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