Boreal fern spruce swamp forests

Description (English)

Swamp woods of the western Palaearctic taiga zone dominated by Picea abies or Picea obovata, with an understorey comprising wet woodland species, often dominated by ferns and herbs, notably, Athyrium filix-femina, Dryopteris carthusiana, Dryopteris expansa, Oxalis acetosella; the species cort

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3K21

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Picea abies
Conifers Picea obovata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers
Picea obovata Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.D51 Boreal fern spruce swamp 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.D51 Boreal fern spruce swamp woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.D51 Boreal fern spruce swamp woods same
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