Boreal sphagnum Pinus sylvestris fen woods

English name: Boreal sphagnum Scots pine fen woods

Description (English)

Pinus sylvestris-dominated woods of fens of the boreal region of the western Palaearctic, with an understorey rich in or dominated by sedges, ericoid shrubs and acidophile or neutrocline sphagnum mosses.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.D2
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.D)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.A24 Boreal sphagnum Scots pine fen woods source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 20 Minerotrophic mires incl swamp forest wider
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.2.1.1 Pine woodland fen, Carex globularis type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.4.1.1 Pine woodland fen, Type rich in brown mosses n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.3.1.1 Pine woodland fen, Intermediate Sphagnum type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.4.1.2 Spruce-Birch woodland fen, Type rich in brown mosses n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.D2 Boreal sphagnum Pinus sylvestris fen woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.D2 Boreal sphagnum Pinus sylvestris fen woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.D2 Boreal sphagnum Pinus sylvestris fen woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.D2 Boreal sphagnum Pinus sylvestris fen woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.D2 Boreal sphagnum Pinus sylvestris fen woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.A24 Boreal sphagnum Scots pine fen woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.A24 Boreal sphagnum Scots pine fen woods same
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