Adenostyles glabra subalpine spruce forests

Description (English)

Picea abies or Picea abies-Larix decidua forests of subalpine to high montane slopes of the Alps developed on base-rich and usually lime-rich substrates, in particular, on dolomites, limestones, calcschists, green schists, usually on steep rocky slopes, with an undergrowth dominated by Adenostyles glabra (Adenostyles alpina).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T31121

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.1B21 Adenostyles glabra 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 G3.1B21 Adenostyles glabra subalpine spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1B21 Adenostyles glabra subalpine spruce forests same
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