Bilberry Caledonian forest

English name: Bilberry Caledonian forest

Description (English)

Pinus sylvestris var. scotica forests with a heath-like ground cover of Vaccinium myrtillus and Vaccinium vitis-idaea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.412
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.41)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus sylvestris var. scotica
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus sylvestris var. scotica Conifers
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium vitis-idaea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.512 Bilberry Caledonian forest source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.412 Bilberry Caledonian forest same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.412 Bilberry Caledonian forest same
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