Boreal rock-outcrop pine woodland

English name: Boreal rock-outcrop pine woodland

Description (English)

Woods of Pinus sylvestris colonizing often small, level, glacier-fashioned granite, gneiss or acidic-sediment rock outcrops of southern and middle Fennoscandia, with dense lichen carpets, mostly of Cladonia rangiferina, or a varied lichen and moss cover, accompanied by small shrubs, grasses and petrophile forbs, sometimes by abundant Juniperus communis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.B44
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

Fungi Cladonia rangiferina
Conifers Juniperus communis
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cladonia rangiferina Fungi
Juniperus communis Conifers
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.C84 Boreal rock-outcrop pine woodland source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.B44 Boreal rock-outcrop pine woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.B44 Boreal rock-outcrop pine woodland same
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