Calluna vulgaris - Empetrum western taiga

English name: Ling - crowberry western taiga

Description (English)

Conifer forests of the taiga belt of western Eurasia, west of the middle Petchora, dominated by Pinus sylvestris, sometimes accompanied by Picea abies, with an ericoid-dominated, moss-rich or lichen-rich undergrowth mostly formed by Calluna vulgaris, Empetrum hermaphroditum, Empetrum nigrum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.B1
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.B)
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 Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Empetrum hermaphroditum
Flowering Plants Empetrum nigrum
Conifers Picea abies
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Empetrum hermaphroditum Flowering Plants
Empetrum nigrum Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.C5 Ling-crowberry western taiga source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 05 Middle and south boreal and hemiboreal pine forest wider
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 2.1.1.2 Pine forest of heather - crowberry type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 2.1.1.2b Pine forest, Bazzania variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 2.1.1.2a Pine forest, Barbilophozia variant n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.B1 Calluna vulgaris - Empetrum western taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.B1 Calluna vulgaris - Empetrum western taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.B1 Calluna vulgaris - Empetrum western taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.B1 Calluna vulgaris - Empetrum western taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.B1 Calluna vulgaris-Empetrum western taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.A5 Ling-crowberry western taiga same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.C5 Ling-crowberry western taiga same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.C5 Ling-crowberry western taiga same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.C5   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.C5   same
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