Carpathian Pinus mugo scrub

English name: Carpathian dwarf mountain pine scrub

Description (English)

Pinus mugo scrub of the Carpathians, where they form a separate vegetation altitudinal zone. Additional trees and shrubs are Pinus cembra, Ribes petraeum, Sorbus aucuparia, Salix silesiaca, herbs Homogyne alpina, Vaccinium myrtillus, Adenostyles alliariae, Calamagrostis villosa, Luzula sylvatica and endemic species, e.g. Soldanella carpatica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.46

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Adenostyles alliariae
Flowering Plants Calamagrostis villosa
Flowering Plants Homogyne alpina
Flowering Plants Luzula sylvatica
Conifers Pinus cembra
Conifers Pinus mugo
Flowering Plants Ribes petraeum
Flowering Plants Salix silesiaca
Flowering Plants Soldanella carpatica
Flowering Plants Sorbus aucuparia
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Adenostyles alliariae Flowering Plants
Calamagrostis villosa Flowering Plants
Homogyne alpina Flowering Plants
Luzula sylvatica Flowering Plants
Pinus cembra Conifers
Pinus mugo Conifers
Ribes petraeum Flowering Plants
Salix silesiaca Flowering Plants
Soldanella carpatica Flowering Plants
Sorbus aucuparia Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.56 Carpathian 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 F2.46 Carpathian Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.46 Carpathian Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.46 Carpathian Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.46 Carpathian Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F1.26 Carpathian Pinus mugo scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.26 Carpathian dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.56 Carpathian dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.56 Carpathian dwarf mountain pine scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.56   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.56   same
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