Balkano-Hellenic dwarf bilberry heaths

Description (English)

Communities of Vaccinium myrtillus and/or Vaccinium vitis-idaea, rich in grass and herb species, of the subalpine level of the Balkan Range, the Rhodope Mountains, the Moeso-Macedonian mountains, the Pelagonides, the Pindus, the Thessalian mountains.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-292

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium vitis-idaea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.2A2 Balkano-Hellenic dwarf bilberry heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.2A2 Balkano-Hellenic dwarf bilberry heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.2A2 Balkano-Hellenic dwarf bilberry heaths same
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