Bazzania fir forests

Description (English)

Fir-dominated Abies alba-Picea abies forests of the German, Swiss and Austrian outer Alps and their piedmont, and of the Carpathians, recorded from the Slovakian Carpathians and the Apuseni mountains, with Frangula alnus and an herb and moss layer rich in Vaccinium myrtillus, Bazzania trilobata, Blechnum spicant, Dryopteris carthusiana agg., Oxalis acetosella, Sphagnum palustre, Sphagnum girgensohnii, Hylocomium splendens, Polytrichum formosum, Thuidium tamariscinum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-235

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Ferns Blechnum spicant
Ferns Dryopteris carthusiana
Flowering Plants Frangula alnus
Mosses & Liverworts Hylocomium splendens
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Conifers Picea abies
Mosses & Liverworts Polytrichum formosum
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum girgensohnii
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum palustre
Mosses & Liverworts Thuidium tamariscinum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Blechnum spicant Ferns
Dryopteris carthusiana Ferns
Frangula alnus Flowering Plants
Hylocomium splendens Mosses & Liverworts
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Polytrichum formosum Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum girgensohnii Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum palustre Mosses & Liverworts
Thuidium tamariscinum Mosses & Liverworts
Vaccinium myrtillus 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) G3.135 Bazzania fir forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.135 Bazzania fir forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.135 Bazzania fir forests same
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