Inner Alpine Pinus mugo scrub

Description (English)

Pinus mugo scrub of the dry eastern inner Alps, of local occurrence throughout the area, accompanied by Rhododendron hirsutum, Erica herbacea, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos alpinus, Rhodothamnus chamaecistus, or, on siliceous ground, Rhododendron ferrugineum and Vaccinium myrtillus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-61
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arctostaphylos alpinus
Flowering Plants Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Flowering Plants Erica herbacea
Conifers Pinus mugo
Flowering Plants Rhododendron ferrugineum
Flowering Plants Rhododendron hirsutum
Flowering Plants Rhodothamnus chamaecistus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arctostaphylos alpinus Flowering Plants
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Flowering Plants
Erica herbacea Flowering Plants
Pinus mugo Conifers
Rhododendron ferrugineum Flowering Plants
Rhododendron hirsutum Flowering Plants
Rhodothamnus chamaecistus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

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

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.41 Inner Alpine Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.41 Inner Alpine Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.41 Inner Alpine Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.41 Inner Alpine Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.41 Inner Alpine Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F1.21 Inner Alpine Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.21 Inner Alpine dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.51 Inner Alpine dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.51 Inner Alpine dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.51   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.51   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.51   same
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