Oro-Scandian birch woods

English name: Oro-Scandian birch woods

Description (English)

Betula pubescens ssp. czerepanovii woods and thickets of the boreo-alpine and arcto-alpine mountains of Fennoscandia, distributed mostly in the subalpine, subfjell belt, which they dominate.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.9172
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.917)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.B72 Oro-Scandian birch woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.9172 Oro-Scandian birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.9172 Oro-Scandian birch woods same
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