Inner Alpine Minuartia laricifolia steppe forests

English name: Inner Alpine sandwort (Minuartia) steppe forests

Description (English)

Xerophile, acidophilous, Pinus sylvestris forests of the montane level of southwestern inner Alpine valleys (Maurienne, Guisane, Dora-Riparia, Chisone) where they replace the formations of the Ononido-Pinion on strongly siliceous adrets, with Deschampsia flexuosa and Minuartia laricifolia dominant.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.45

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Minuartia laricifolia
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Minuartia laricifolia Flowering Plants
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.55 Inner Alpine sandwort steppe 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 6.4.3 Pinède continentale xérophile wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.45 Inner Alpine Minuartia laricifolia steppe forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.45 Inner Alpine Minuartia laricifolia steppe forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.45 Inner Alpine Minuartia laricifolia steppe forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.45 Inner Alpine Minuartia laricifolia steppe forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.45 Inner Alpine Minuartia laricifolia steppe forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.55 Inner Alpine sandwort steppe forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.55 Inner Alpine sandwort steppe forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.55 Inner Alpine sandwort steppe forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.55   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.55   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.55   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.55   same
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