Cold station spruce forests
Picea abies woods of anomalous stations at the montane or subalpine level of the Alps, in particular block forests of "ice cellars" (shaded rocky screes through which cold air flows), woods developed in valleys and depressions where cold air accumulates on clear nights, woods colonizing stabilised screes and narrow bands of rocks, woods on moist sites.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code T3115|
Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)Not available
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012)||G3.1B5||Cold station spruce forests||same|