Eastern Carpathian arolla forests

English name: Eastern Carpathian arolla forests

Description (English)

Pinus cembra and Picea abies-dominated formations of the subalpine level of the Eastern and Southern Carpathians, formed at the upper forest limit, with a herb layer dominated by spruce forest species and a shrub layer with Pinus mugo and Juniperus nana.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.2532
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.25)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus nana
Conifers Picea abies
Conifers Pinus cembra
Conifers Pinus mugo
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus nana Conifers
Picea abies Conifers
Pinus cembra Conifers
Pinus mugo Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.3532 Eastern Carpathian arolla forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.2532 Eastern Carpathian arolla forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.2532 Eastern Carpathian arolla forests same
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