EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > T - Forest and other wooded land > T3 - Coniferous forest > T3G - Pinus sylvestris light taiga > T3G2 - Vaccinium vitis-idaea Pinus and Picea - Pinus taiga

Vaccinium vitis-idaea Pinus and Picea - Pinus taiga

Description (English)

Conifer forests of the taiga belt of western Eurasia, limited to southern and central Finland, central and northern Sweden and southeastern Norway, the Baltic States, southern boreal and boreonemoral Russia, dominated by Pinus sylvestris, often accompanied by Picea abies, which may dominate or codominate, with an ericoid-dominated, moss-rich and lichen-rich undergrowth mostly formed by Vaccinium vitis-idaea with Empetrum nigrum, Empetrum hermaphroditum. The species cort

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3G2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Picea abies
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Empetrum hermaphroditum
Flowering Plants Empetrum nigrum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Empetrum hermaphroditum Flowering Plants
Empetrum nigrum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.B2 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Pinus and Picea - Pinus taiga same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.B2 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Pinus and Picea - Pinus taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.B2 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Pinus and Picea - Pinus taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.B2 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Pinus and Picea - Pinus taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.B2 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Pinus and Picea - Pinus taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.B2 Vaccinium vitis-idaea-Pinus and Picea-Pinus taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.A6 Cowberry pine and spruce-pine taiga same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.C6 Cowberry pine and spruce-pine taiga same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.C6 Cowberry pine and spruce-pine taiga same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.C6   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.C6   same
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