Spring heath Pinus sylvestris forests

Description (English)

Mesophile, mostly calcicolous, Pinus sylvestris forests of the intermediate Alps, the inner Alps, the northern and southeastern outer Alps, with outposts in northern peri-Alpine areas, in the Jura and in the Carpathians, generally characterised by the presence of Erica herbacea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-54
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 Erica herbacea
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica herbacea Flowering Plants
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

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) G3.44 Spring heath Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.44 Spring heath Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.44 Spring heath Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.44 Spring heath Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.44 Spring heath Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.44 Spring heath Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.54 Spring heath Scots pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.54 Spring heath Scots pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.54 Spring heath Scots pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.54   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.54   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.54   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.54   same
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