Illyrian high-montane fir-Fagus forests

Description (English)

Neutrocline or basicline forests of Fagus sylvatica, Abies alba, Picea abies and Larix decidua of the upper montane levels of the Dinarides and, locally, the southeastern Alps of Slovenia and Carinthia, often low-growing or krummholz, with Anemone trifolia, Saxifraga rotundifolia, Aposeris foetida, Cardamine trifolia, Helleborus niger, Oxalis acetosella, Petasites albus, Prenanthes purpurea, Lonicera alpigena.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-7A123

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Conifers Larix decidua
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Anemone trifolia
Flowering Plants Aposeris foetida
Flowering Plants Cardamine trifolia
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Helleborus niger
Flowering Plants Lonicera alpigena
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Flowering Plants Petasites albus
Flowering Plants Prenanthes purpurea
Flowering Plants Saxifraga rotundifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Larix decidua Conifers
Picea abies Conifers
Anemone trifolia Flowering Plants
Aposeris foetida Flowering Plants
Cardamine trifolia Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Helleborus niger Flowering Plants
Lonicera alpigena Flowering Plants
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Petasites albus Flowering Plants
Prenanthes purpurea Flowering Plants
Saxifraga rotundifolia 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) G1.6C223 Illyrian high-montane fir-beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6C223 Illyrian high-montane fir-beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6C223 Illyrian high-montane fir-beech forests same
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