Pinus uncinata forests with Rhododendron ferrugineum

Description (English)

Pinus uncinata forests of the western outer Alps, the Jura and Pyrenean north facing slopes (ubacs), developed on siliceous or decalcified soils of the subalpine level with a predominately ericaceous undergrowh comprising Rhododendron ferrugineum (dominant), Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium uliginosum, Calluna vulgaris, Homogyne alpina, Deschampsia flexuosa, Lycopodium annotinum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-47
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Homogyne alpina
Ferns Lycopodium annotinum
Conifers Pinus uncinata
Flowering Plants Rhododendron ferrugineum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium uliginosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Homogyne alpina Flowering Plants
Lycopodium annotinum Ferns
Pinus uncinata Conifers
Rhododendron ferrugineum Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium uliginosum 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) G3.31 Pinus uncinata forests with Rhododendron ferrugineum same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.31 Pinus uncinata forests with Rhododendron ferrugineum same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.31 Pinus uncinata forests with Rhododendron ferrugineum same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.31 Pinus uncinata forests with Rhododendron ferrugineum same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.31 Pinus uncinata forests with Rhododendron ferrugineum same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.31 Rusty alpenrose Pinus uncinata forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.41 Rusty alpenrose mountain pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.41 Rusty alpenrose mountain pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.41 Rusty alpenrose mountain pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.41   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.41   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.41   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.41   same
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