Oroboreal Betula scrub
Very low scrubs formed in exposed situations by otherwise thicket-building birches of boreal mountains and mountainous regions, in particular Betula pubescens ssp. czerepanovii (Betula tortuosa, Betula pubescens ssp. tortuosa, Betula kusmisscheffii) of Iceland, Greenland, the boreal mountains of Scandinavia, the Urals. These form dwarf facies of the woods and thickets of unit G1.917.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code F2.34|