Middle European Pinus sylvestris forests

English name: Middle European Scots pine forests

Description (English)

Indigenous Pinus sylvestris forests of the lowlands of nemoral Europe, south of the main, boreal and boreonemoral, nonalpigenous, area of continuous natural lowland occurrence of Picea abies, of adjacent wooded steppe regions, and of siliceous soils of the montane or collinar levels of the central European Hercynian ranges and the eastern Alpine system. Acidophilous mixed forests with vegetation of the alliance Dicrano-Pinion with Festuca ovina dominating in the herb layer.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.42

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca ovina
Conifers Picea abies
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca ovina Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.52 Middle European Scots pine forests source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment ? Not found in FTBA classification not defined
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.4.4 Pinède mésophile sur silice same
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 L8.1 BOREOKONTINENTÁLNÍ BORY (Boreo-continental pine forests) narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 2115200 Borovicové kyslomilné lesy n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.42 Middle European Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.42 Middle European Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.42 Middle European Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.42 Middle European Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.42 Middle European Pinus sylvestris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.52 Middle European Scots pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.52 Middle European Scots pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.52 Middle European Scots pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.52   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.52   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.52   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.52   same
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