Boreo-Atlantic small fern birch forests

Description (English)

Woods and thickets of Betula pubescens ssp. czerepanovii of Iceland and of the oceanic southern boreal and oceanic middle boreal zones of Norway, developed on moist moraine podsols, with a field layer dominated by ferns.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1C1412

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.91712 Boreo-Atlantic small fern birch woods same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.91712 Boreo-Atlantic small fern birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.91712 Boreo-Atlantic small fern birch woods same
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