Southwestern Pinus mugo scrub

Description (English)

Very local Pinus mugo scrub of the southwestern Alps (Moyen-Valais, Haute-Roya, Ligurian Alps), with Juniperus nana, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Daphne striata, Erica herbacea, Carex firma and, in some stations, Rhododendron hirsutum; cold-block Pinus mugo formations of the Swiss Jura.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-63
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 uva-ursi
Flowering Plants Carex firma
Flowering Plants Daphne striata
Flowering Plants Erica herbacea
Conifers Juniperus nana
Conifers Pinus mugo
Flowering Plants Rhododendron hirsutum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Flowering Plants
Carex firma Flowering Plants
Daphne striata Flowering Plants
Erica herbacea Flowering Plants
Juniperus nana Conifers
Pinus mugo Conifers
Rhododendron hirsutum 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) F2.43 Southwestern Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.43 Southwestern Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.43 South-western Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.43 South-western Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.43 South-western Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F1.23 South-western Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.23 South-western dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.53 South-western dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.53 South-western dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.53   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.53   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.53   same
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