Pyrenean bearberry mountain pine forests

English name: Pyrenean bearberry mountain pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus uncinata forests of calcareous Pyrenean on sunny slopes (adrets) with Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Juniperus nana, Juniperus hemisphaerica, Cotoneaster integerrimus, Rhamnus alpinus, Amelanchier vulgaris, Dryas octopetala and a predominantly calciphilous herb layer comprising Festuca gautieri, Valeriana montana, Teucrium pyrenaicum, Hepatica nobilis, Hippocrepis comosa, Polygala calcarea, Sesleria caerulea, Helectotrichon sedenense (Avena montana), Primula suaveolens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.3242
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 Amelanchier vulgaris
Flowering Plants Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Flowering Plants Avena montana
Flowering Plants Cotoneaster integerrimus
Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Flowering Plants Festuca gautieri
Flowering Plants Hepatica nobilis
Flowering Plants Hippocrepis comosa
Conifers Juniperus hemisphaerica
Conifers Juniperus nana
Conifers Pinus uncinata
Flowering Plants Polygala calcarea
Flowering Plants Primula suaveolens
Flowering Plants Rhamnus alpinus
Flowering Plants Sesleria caerulea
Flowering Plants Teucrium pyrenaicum
Flowering Plants Valeriana montana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Amelanchier vulgaris Flowering Plants
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Flowering Plants
Avena montana Flowering Plants
Cotoneaster integerrimus Flowering Plants
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants
Festuca gautieri Flowering Plants
Hepatica nobilis Flowering Plants
Hippocrepis comosa Flowering Plants
Juniperus hemisphaerica Conifers
Juniperus nana Conifers
Pinus uncinata Conifers
Polygala calcarea Flowering Plants
Primula suaveolens Flowering Plants
Rhamnus alpinus Flowering Plants
Sesleria caerulea Flowering Plants
Teucrium pyrenaicum Flowering Plants
Valeriana montana Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.4242 Pyrenean bearberry 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 G3.3242 Pyrenean bearberry mountain pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.3242 Pyrenean bearberry mountain pine forests same
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