Peri-Alpine neutrophile spruce fir forests

Description (English)

Neutrophile fir forests of the montane or submontane levels of the northern, western, southwestern and southern outer Alps, the western Carpathians, the northern Apennines, the Jura and the Hercynian arc, developed in stations edaphically or microclimatically unfavourable to beech, dominated by Abies alba accompanied to a varying extent by Picea abies and with a species cortège composed by elements of the Fagetalia and of the Piceetalia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-21211

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Conifers Picea abies
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Picea abies Conifers

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) G3.11211 Peri-Alpine neutrophile spruce fir forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.11211 Peri-Alpine neutrophile spruce fir forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.11211 Peri-Alpine neutrophile spruce fir forests same
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