Sorrel fir forests

English name: Sorrel fir forests

Description (English)

Typical inner Alpine Abies alba forests with a predominance of mull-moder species such as Veronica urticifolia (Veronica latifolia), Melampyrum sylvaticum, Prenanthes purpurea, Oxalis acetosella, Luzula nivea; all fir forests of the intermediate and inner Alps can be included in this category with the exception of those that present clearly acidophilous or calciphilous facies and of the well-characterized local types listed immediately below.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.1111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Flowering Plants Luzula nivea
Flowering Plants Melampyrum sylvaticum
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Flowering Plants Prenanthes purpurea
Flowering Plants Veronica latifolia
Flowering Plants Veronica urticifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Luzula nivea Flowering Plants
Melampyrum sylvaticum Flowering Plants
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Prenanthes purpurea Flowering Plants
Veronica latifolia Flowering Plants
Veronica urticifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.1111 Sorrel fir forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1111 Sorrel fir forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1111 Sorrel fir forests same
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100