(Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines
Forests of the montane-Mediterranean level, on dolomitic substrate (high tolerance to magnesium), dominated by pines of the Pinus nigra group, often with a dense structure.
Pal. 42.61 Alpino-Apennine Pinus nigra forests: Pinus nigra s.s. forests of the eastern Italian, Austrian and Slovenian Alps and of the Apennines.
Pal. 42.62 Western Balkanic Pinus nigra forests: Pinus nigra ssp. nigra of the Dinarides, the Pelagonides; Pinus dalmatica forests of the Dalmatian coastal areas
Pal. 42.63 Salzmann's pine forests: Pinus salzmannii forests of Spain (Pyrenees, northern Iberian Range, sierra de Gredos, serrania de Cuenca, Maestrazgo, sierras de Cazorla, Segura and Alcaraz, calcareous periphery of the Sierra Nevada) and the Causses.
Pal. 42.64 Corsican laricio pine forests: Pinus laricio forests of the mountains of Corsica (1000 to 1800 m) on granitic soils.
Pal. 42.65 Calabrian laricio pine forests: Pinus laricio var. calabrica forests of the Sila (Sila Greca, Sila Grande, Sila Piccola), the Aspromonte and Etna.
Pal. 42.66 Pallas's pine forests: montane forests of Pinus pallasiana of Greece and the Balkan peninsula.
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 9530)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Alpine - Poor|
|Continental - Poor|
|Mediterranean - Poor|
|Natura 2000 sites||269 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Species scientific name||English common name||Species group|
|Sitta whiteheadi||Corsican Nuthatch||Birds|