EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > G - Woodland, forest and other wooded land > G3 - Coniferous woodland > G3.D - Boreal bog conifer woodland > G3.D4 - Boreal Picea and Picea - Betula fen and bog woods

Boreal Picea and Picea - Betula fen and bog woods

English name: Boreal spruce and spruce - birch fen and bog woods

Description (English)

Woods of bogs and fens of the western Palaearctic taiga zone dominated by Picea abies or Picea obovata, generally accompanied by Betula pubescens, with an understorey constituted by carpets of sphagnum or brown mosses associated with sedges or small shrubs.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.D4
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

Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Conifers Picea abies
Conifers Picea obovata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Picea obovata Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.A43 Boreal spruce and spruce-birch fen and bog 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 3.3.1.2 Spruce-Birch 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
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.2.1.3 Spruce-Birch woodland fen, Poor Sphagnum type n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.D4 Boreal Picea and Picea - Betula fen and bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.D4 Boreal Picea and Picea - Betula fen and bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.D4 Boreal Picea and Picea - Betula fen and bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.D4 Boreal Picea and Picea - Betula fen and bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.D4 Boreal Picea and Picea-Betula fen and bog woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.A43 Boreal spruce and spruce-birch fen and bog woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.A43 Boreal spruce and spruce-birch fen and bog woods same
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