Woodrush Caledonian forest

English name: Woodrush Caledonian forest

Description (English)

Pinus sylvestris var. scotica forests with a ground cover rich in grass-like species, in particular Luzula pilosa, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Agrostis capillaris, Agrostis canina, Festuca ovina, together with Vaccinium spp. and bryophytes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.414
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 Agrostis canina
Flowering Plants Agrostis capillaris
Flowering Plants Anthoxanthum odoratum
Flowering Plants Festuca ovina
Flowering Plants Luzula pilosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus sylvestris var. scotica Conifers
Agrostis canina Flowering Plants
Agrostis capillaris Flowering Plants
Anthoxanthum odoratum Flowering Plants
Festuca ovina Flowering Plants
Luzula pilosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.514 Woodrush Caledonian forest source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.414 Woodrush Caledonian forest same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.414 Woodrush Caledonian forest same
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