Pasqueflower mountain pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus uncinata forests of steep calcareous ubacs (north facing slopes) of the Pyrenees with very superficial soil and a mostly grassy herb layer comprising Sesleria caerulea, Festuca gautieri, Pulsatilla alpina, Valeriana montana, Salix pyrenaica, Hepatica nobilis, Deschampsia flexuosa, Pyrola uniflora, Listera cordata.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-485

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Festuca gautieri
Flowering Plants Hepatica nobilis
Flowering Plants Listera cordata
Conifers Pinus uncinata
Flowering Plants Pulsatilla alpina
Flowering Plants Pyrola uniflora
Flowering Plants Salix pyrenaica
Flowering Plants Sesleria caerulea
Flowering Plants Valeriana montana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Festuca gautieri Flowering Plants
Hepatica nobilis Flowering Plants
Listera cordata Flowering Plants
Pinus uncinata Conifers
Pulsatilla alpina Flowering Plants
Pyrola uniflora Flowering Plants
Salix pyrenaica Flowering Plants
Sesleria caerulea Flowering Plants
Valeriana montana 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) G3.325 Pasqueflower mountain pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.325 Pasqueflower mountain pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.325 Pasqueflower mountain pine forests same
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