Oceanic tall-herb birch-spruce taiga

English name: Oceanic tall-herb birch-spruce taiga

Description (English)

Tall herb forests of Picea abies of calcareous brown soils of western Norway, developed under oceanic climate conditions with much Betula pubescens and an understorey harbouring western, oceanic species, sometimes dominated by Matteuccia struthiopteris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.A43
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

Conifers Picea abies
Ferns Matteuccia struthiopteris
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers
Matteuccia struthiopteris Ferns
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.C43 Oceanic tall-herb birch-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.A43 Oceanic tall-herb birch-spruce taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.A43 Oceanic tall-herb birch-spruce taiga same
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