EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > G - Woodland, forest and other wooded land > G3 - Coniferous woodland > G3.B - Pinus taiga woodland > G3.B4 - Lichen Pinus taiga > G3.B42 - Southern boreal continental lichen pine taiga

Southern boreal continental lichen pine taiga

English name: Southern boreal continental lichen pine taiga

Description (English)

Lichen-carpeted Pinus sylvestris woods of areas of continental climate regions of Fennoscandia, of the Baltic States and of the southern boreal and boreonemoral zones of northern Russia, particularly characteristic of eastern Sweden and Finland. Dominant lichens are Cladonia rangiferina, Cladonia alpestris, Cladonia mitis and, in coastal Åstland, Cladonia uncialis. Eastern Swedish and southeastern Norwegian stands harbour Anemone sylvestris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.B42
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.B)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Anemone sylvestris
Fungi Cladonia mitis
Fungi Cladonia rangiferina
Fungi Cladonia uncialis
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anemone sylvestris Flowering Plants
Cladonia mitis Fungi
Cladonia rangiferina Fungi
Cladonia uncialis Fungi
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.C82 Southern boreal continental lichen pine taiga source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.B42 Southern boreal continental lichen pine taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.B42 Southern boreal continental lichen pine taiga same
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