Western Balkanic Pinus nigra forests

English name: Western Balkanic Corsican Pine forests

Description (English)

Light, open forests of Pinus nigra ssp. nigra or Pinus dalmatica of the Dinarides, the Pelagonides and the Dalmatian coastal areas. The tree and shrub layer are not dense, therefore the herb layer is quite rich, dominated by Potentilla opaca, Euphorbia glabriflora, Erica carnea, Sesleria rigida, forming compact "meadows“ in the forest.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.52
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.5)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica carnea
Flowering Plants Euphorbia glabriflora
Flowering Plants Potentilla opaca
Flowering Plants Sesleria rigida
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica carnea Flowering Plants
Euphorbia glabriflora Flowering Plants
Potentilla opaca Flowering Plants
Sesleria rigida Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.62 Western Balkanic black pine forests source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 16 Mediterranean and Macaronesian coniferous forests, woodlands wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.52 Western Balkanic Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.52 Western Balkanic Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.52 Western Balkanic Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.52 Western Balkanic Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.52 Western Balkanic Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.62 Western Balkanic black pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.62 Western Balkanic black pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.62 Western Balkanic black pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.62   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.62   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.62   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.62   same
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