Mountain Juniperus nana scrub

English name: Mountain Juniperus nana scrub

Description (English)

Thermophile Juniperus nana-dominated heaths of the upper levels, mostly of the subalpine or equivalent levels, of the Alps, mostly in the central and southern chains, of the northern and central Apennines, the Corsican and Sardinian mountains, the Forez, the Pyrenees, the Carpathians, the Dinarides, the Balkan Range, the Rhodopide Mountains, the Moeso-Macedonian Mountains, the Caucasus, the high mountains of the Iberian and Hellenic peninsulas, the Pontic Range, the Taurus, the Himalayan system, the temperate Far Eastern mountains.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.231
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F2.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus nana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus nana Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.431 Mountain Juniperus nana scrub source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.231 Mountain Juniperus nana scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.231 Mountain Juniperus nana scrub same
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