Boreal brown moss spruce fen forests

Description (English)

Low, eutrophic fen woods of the western Palaearctic taiga dominated by Picea abies, accompanied by Betula pubescens, with an understorey rich in herbs, dwarf-shrubs, graminids and brown mosses. The species cort

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3K13

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.D43 Boreal brown moss spruce fen woods same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.D43 Boreal brown moss spruce fen woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.D43 Boreal brown moss spruce fen woods same
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