Tall herb montane inner Alpine spruce forests

English name: Tall herb montane inner Alpine spruce forests

Description (English)

Upper montane inner Alpine Picea abies or Picea abies-Abies alba forests with Amelanchier ovalis, Berberis vulgaris and an undergrowth rich in tall herbs, usually dominated by Adenostyles glabra.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.1C4
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.1C)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Flowering Plants Adenostyles glabra
Flowering Plants Amelanchier ovalis
Flowering Plants Berberis vulgaris
Conifers Picea abies
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Adenostyles glabra Flowering Plants
Amelanchier ovalis Flowering Plants
Berberis vulgaris Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.224 Tall herb montane inner Alpine spruce forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1C4 Tall herb montane inner Alpine spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1C4 Tall herb montane inner Alpine spruce forests same
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