Alpine alpenrose fir forests

English name: Alpine alpenrose fir forests

Description (English)

Fir forests of the lower subalpine level of the western Alps, with Rhododendron ferrugineum, Vaccinium myrtillus, Homogyne alpina, Lonicera caerulea, Festuca flavescens, Huperzia selago.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.1332

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca flavescens
Flowering Plants Homogyne alpina
Ferns Huperzia selago
Flowering Plants Lonicera caerulea
Flowering Plants Rhododendron ferrugineum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca flavescens Flowering Plants
Homogyne alpina Flowering Plants
Huperzia selago Ferns
Lonicera caerulea Flowering Plants
Rhododendron ferrugineum Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.1332 Alpine alpenrose fir forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1332 Alpine alpenrose fir forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1332 Alpine alpenrose fir forests same
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