Peatmoss Caledonian forest

Description (English)

Pinus sylvestris var. scotica forests of damp hollows, with carpets of Sphagnum spp., Molinia caerulea and Erica tetralix.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-515

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica tetralix
Flowering Plants Molinia caerulea
Conifers Pinus sylvestris var. scotica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica tetralix Flowering Plants
Molinia caerulea Flowering Plants
Pinus sylvestris var. scotica 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) G3.415 Peatmoss Caledonian forest same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.415 Peatmoss Caledonian forest same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.415 Peatmoss Caledonian forest same
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