Tall herb subalpine spruce forests

Description (English)

Tall-herb rich, hygrophile or meso-hygrophile, Picea abies forests of high altitude stations of the Alps, subjected to prolonged snow cover and frequent fogs, with Adenostyles spp., Chaerophyllum hirsutum, Peucedanum ostruthium, Ranunculus aconitifolius, Aconitum vulparia, Aconitum paniculatum, Stellaria nemorum, Geranium sylvaticum, Cicerbita alpina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3112

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Picea abies
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.1B2 Tall herb subalpine 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 G3.1B2 Tall herb subalpine spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1B2 Tall herb subalpine spruce forests same
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