Illyrian high-montane fir-Fagus forests

Description (English)

Neutrocline or basicline forests of Fagus sylvatica, Abies alba, Picea abies and Larix decidua of the upper montane levels of the Dinarides and, locally, the southeastern Alps of Slovenia and Carinthia, often low-growing or krummholz, with Anemone trifolia, Saxifraga rotundifolia, Aposeris foetida, Cardamine trifolia, Helleborus niger, Oxalis acetosella, Petasites albus, Prenanthes purpurea, Lonicera alpigena.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T17A123

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Picea abies Conifers
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.6C223 Illyrian high-montane fir-beech forests same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6C223 Illyrian high-montane fir-beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6C223 Illyrian high-montane fir-beech forests same
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