Peri-Alpine acidophile fir forests

Description (English)

Acidophile fir forests of the montane or submontane levels of the outer Alps, the western Carpathians, the Jura, the Bohemian Quadrangle, the Black Forest, the Vosges, the Central Massif, the Pyrenees, locally of other mid-German Hercynian ranges, in particular, the Thüringer Wald, 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 combining elements of the Piceetalia with those of the Fagetalia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-2321

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) G3.1321 Peri-Alpine acidophile fir forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.1321 Peri-Alpine acidophile fir forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.1321 Peri-Alpine acidophile fir forests same
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