Southern subcontinental tall-herb spruce taiga

English name: Southern subcontinental tall-herb spruce taiga

Description (English)

Tall herb forests of Picea abies of southern boreal and sub-boreal Fennoscandia and Russia, west of the western Ural piedmont, of Belarus and the Baltic States, developed on calcareous brown forest soils, with a species-rich understorey dominated by Actaea spicata, Campanula latifolia, Mercurialis perennis, Sambucus nigra, and ferns.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.A42
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.A)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Actaea spicata
Flowering Plants Campanula latifolia
Flowering Plants Mercurialis perennis
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Sambucus nigra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Actaea spicata Flowering Plants
Campanula latifolia Flowering Plants
Mercurialis perennis Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Sambucus nigra Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.C42 Southern subcontinental tall-herb spruce taiga source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.A42 Southern subcontinental tall-herb spruce taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.A42 Southern subcontinental tall-herb spruce taiga same
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