Peatmoss Caledonian forest

English name: Peatmoss Caledonian forest

Description (English)

Pinus sylvestris var. scotica forests of damp hollows, with carpets of Sphagnum spp., Molinia caerulea and Erica tetralix.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.415
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 Erica tetralix
Flowering Plants Molinia caerulea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus sylvestris var. scotica Conifers
Erica tetralix Flowering Plants
Molinia caerulea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.515 Peatmoss Caledonian forest source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.415 Peatmoss Caledonian forest same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.415 Peatmoss Caledonian forest same
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