Speedwell mountain pine forests

English name: Speedwell mountain pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus uncinata forests of siliceous Pyrenean sunny slopes (adrets), on schists, granites or gneises, with Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Juniperus nana, Juniperus hemisphaerica, Calluna vulgaris, Genista pilosa, Cytisus purgans, Cotoneaster integerrimus and a predominantly acidophilous herb layer comprising Deschampsia flexuosa, Cruciata glabra, Festuca eskia, Veronica officinalis, Silene rupestris, Potentilla erecta, Antennaria dioica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.3241
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.32)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Antennaria dioica
Flowering Plants Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Cotoneaster integerrimus
Flowering Plants Cruciata glabra
Flowering Plants Cytisus purgans
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Festuca eskia
Flowering Plants Genista pilosa
Conifers Juniperus hemisphaerica
Conifers Juniperus nana
Conifers Pinus uncinata
Flowering Plants Potentilla erecta
Flowering Plants Silene rupestris
Flowering Plants Veronica officinalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Antennaria dioica Flowering Plants
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Cotoneaster integerrimus Flowering Plants
Cruciata glabra Flowering Plants
Cytisus purgans Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Festuca eskia Flowering Plants
Genista pilosa Flowering Plants
Juniperus hemisphaerica Conifers
Juniperus nana Conifers
Pinus uncinata Conifers
Potentilla erecta Flowering Plants
Silene rupestris Flowering Plants
Veronica officinalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.4241 Speedwell mountain pine forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.3241 Speedwell mountain pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.3241 Speedwell mountain pine forests same
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