Carpathian subalpine rhododenron spruce forests

Description (English)

Picea abies forests of the subalpine level, at 1550-1700 metres, of the Eastern Carpathians, with Pinus mugo, Pinus cembra, Rhododendron myrtifolium, Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Homogyne alpina, Soldanella hungarica ssp. major and Calamagrostis villosa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-11621

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calamagrostis villosa
Flowering Plants Homogyne alpina
Conifers Picea abies
Conifers Pinus cembra
Conifers Pinus mugo
Flowering Plants Rhododendron myrtifolium
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calamagrostis villosa Flowering Plants
Homogyne alpina Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Pinus cembra Conifers
Pinus mugo Conifers
Rhododendron myrtifolium Flowering Plants
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) G3.1B621 Carpathian subalpine rhododenron spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1B621 Carpathian subalpine rhododenron spruce forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1B621 Carpathian subalpine rhododenron spruce forests same
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