Southwestern Pinus mugo scrub

English name: Southwestern dwarf mountain pine 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
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.43
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.53 Southwestern dwarf mountain pine scrub source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
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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