Pyrenean alpenrose mountain pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus uncinata forests of north facing slopes (ubacs) of the Pyrenees developed on siliceous soils, or on decalcified soils in the calcareous ranges, in the more humid and snowy parts of the subalpine level, with a ground layer dominated by Rhododendron ferrugineum accompanied by Vaccinium myrtillus, Homogyne alpina, Rosa alpina, Deschampsia flexuosa, Oxalis acetosella, Juniperus nana, Calluna vulgaris, Dryopteris linneana, Polystichum spinulosum, Solidago virgaurea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3473

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.313 Pyrenean alpenrose mountain pine forests same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.313 Pyrenean alpenrose mountain pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.313 Pyrenean alpenrose mountain pine forests same
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