Adenostyles glabra subalpine spruce forests

English name: Adenostyles glabra subalpine spruce forests

Description (English)

Picea abies or Picea abies-Larix decidua forests of subalpine to high montane slopes of the Alps developed on base-rich and usually lime-rich substrates, in particular, on dolomites, limestones, calcschists, green schists, usually on steep rocky slopes, with an undergrowth dominated by Adenostyles glabra (Adenostyles alpina).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.1B21
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 Adenostyles alpina
Flowering Plants Adenostyles glabra
Conifers Larix decidua
Conifers Picea abies
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Adenostyles alpina Flowering Plants
Adenostyles glabra Flowering Plants
Larix decidua Conifers
Picea abies Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.2121 Adenostyles glabra subalpine spruce forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1B21 Adenostyles glabra subalpine spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1B21 Adenostyles glabra subalpine spruce forests same
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