Speedwell mountain pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus uncinata forests of siliceous Pyrenean sunny slopes (adrets), on schists, granites or gneises, with Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Juniperus nana, Juniperus hemisphaerica, Calluna vulgaris, Genista pilosa, Cytisus purgans, Cotoneaster integerrimus and a predominantly acidophilous herb layer comprising Deschampsia flexuosa, Cruciata glabra, Festuca eskia, Veronica officinalis, Silene rupestris, Potentilla erecta, Antennaria dioica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T34841

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) G3.3241 Speedwell 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 G3.3241 Speedwell mountain pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.3241 Speedwell mountain pine forests same
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