Outer Alpine juniper-bearberry mountain pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus uncinata forests of the calcareous ranges of the western pre-Alps (cf. unit G3.311) and the Jura, on less evolved soils than those of unit G3.311, which do not allow the development of Rhododendron ferrugineum heaths.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-482

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus uncinata
Flowering Plants Rhododendron ferrugineum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus uncinata Conifers
Rhododendron ferrugineum 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) G3.322 Outer Alpine juniper-bearberry mountain pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.322 Outer Alpine juniper-bearberry mountain pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.322 Outer Alpine juniper-bearberry mountain pine forests same
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