Oro-Scandian small-fern birch forests

Description (English)

Betula pubescens ssp. czerepanovii woods of the subalpine belt of Fennoscandian mountains, often with some spruce or pine, and with an understorey dominated by Gymnocarpium dryopteris; accompanying species include Dryopteris assimilis, Thelypteris phegopteris, Oxalis acetosella, Cerriphyllum piliferum, Hylocomium umbratum, Lophocolea bidentata, in addition to the cortège of the woods of unit G1.91722.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-C1424

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Dryopteris assimilis
Ferns Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Mosses & Liverworts Hylocomium umbratum
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Ferns Thelypteris phegopteris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dryopteris assimilis Ferns
Gymnocarpium dryopteris Ferns
Hylocomium umbratum Mosses & Liverworts
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Thelypteris phegopteris Ferns

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) G1.91724 Oro-Scandian small-fern birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.91724 Oro-Scandian small-fern birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.91724 Oro-Scandian small-fern birch woods same
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