Juniper-wood sorrel forests

Description (English)

Upland formations of the central highlands of Scotland and of northern England, in which Juniperus communis is the most abundant small tree or large shrub, accompanied by ericoids, ferns, grasses, bryophytes and a fairly rich flora of herbaceous dicots.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-13

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus communis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus communis Conifers

Other classifications

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


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F3.163 Juniper-wood sorrel woodland same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.163 Juniper-wood sorrel woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.163 Juniper-wood sorrel woodland same
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