Bilberry spruce forests

Description (English)

Mostly acidophilous, mesophile, subalpine Picea abies forests of the outer, intermediate and inner Alps, with Oxalis acetosella, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Vaccinium myrtillus, Calamagrostis villosa and the moss Hylocomium splendens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Picea abies
Mosses & Liverworts Hylocomium splendens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers
Hylocomium splendens Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.1B1 Bilberry spruce forests same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1B1 Bilberry spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1B1 Bilberry spruce forests same
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