Bilberry spruce forests

English name: Bilberry spruce forests

Description (English)

Mostly acidophilous, mesophile, subalpine Picea abies forests of the outer, intermediate and inner Alps, with Oxalis acetosella, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Vaccinium myrtillus, Calamagrostis villosa and the moss Hylocomium splendens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.1B1
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.1B)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calamagrostis villosa
Mosses & Liverworts Hylocomium splendens
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calamagrostis villosa Flowering Plants
Hylocomium splendens Mosses & Liverworts
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium vitis-idaea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.211 Bilberry spruce forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1B1 Bilberry spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1B1 Bilberry spruce forests same
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