Sub-boreal Vaccinium heaths
Vaccinium-dominated, Vaccinium-rich and Empetrum-rich heaths of boreomontane affinities characteristic of northern and western uplands of Britain and of western and southern Scandinavia, with extensions in the Germano-Baltic plain, particularly in Jutland, Poland, southern Finland and the Baltic States. Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Vaccinium uliginosum, Empetrum nigrum, Empetrum hermaphroditum, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Pleurozium schreberi and Hylocomium splendens are strongly represented among the associates of Calluna vulgaris.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code S4212|
Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)Not available
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012)||F4.212||Sub-boreal Vaccinium heaths||same|