Adenostyles alliariae subalpine spruce forests

Description (English)

Picea abies forests of the subalpine level of the Alps developed in high precipitation regions on usually calcareous bedrock, sometimes on base-rich siliceous substrates such as flysch, with an undergrowth dominated by dense formations of tall herbs, in particular, Adenostyles alliariae, Cicerbita alpina, Rumex alpestris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-1122

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Adenostyles alliariae
Flowering Plants Cicerbita alpina
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Rumex alpestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Adenostyles alliariae Flowering Plants
Cicerbita alpina Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Rumex alpestris 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) G3.1B22 Adenostyles alliariae subalpine spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1B22 Adenostyles alliariae subalpine spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1B22 Adenostyles alliariae subalpine spruce forests same
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