Lower Austrian Pinus nigra forests

Description (English)

Pinus nigra ssp. nigra forests of dry, sunny, often rocky and steep dolomite or sometimes limestone slopes and cliffs of the eastern pre-Alps of Lower Austria, between 300 m and 1200 m altitude, with Amelanchier ovalis, Cotoneaster spp., Berberis vulgaris, Erica herbacea, Daphne cneorum, Polygala chamaebuxus, Melampyrum angustissimum, Epipactis atrorubens, Cyclamen purpurascens, Carex humilis, Euphorbia saxatilis, Sesleria albicans, Calamagrostis varia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-653

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Amelanchier ovalis
Flowering Plants Berberis vulgaris
Flowering Plants Calamagrostis varia
Flowering Plants Carex humilis
Flowering Plants Cyclamen purpurascens
Flowering Plants Daphne cneorum
Flowering Plants Epipactis atrorubens
Flowering Plants Erica herbacea
Flowering Plants Euphorbia saxatilis
Flowering Plants Melampyrum angustissimum
Conifers Pinus nigra
Flowering Plants Polygala chamaebuxus
Flowering Plants Sesleria albicans
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Amelanchier ovalis Flowering Plants
Berberis vulgaris Flowering Plants
Calamagrostis varia Flowering Plants
Carex humilis Flowering Plants
Cyclamen purpurascens Flowering Plants
Daphne cneorum Flowering Plants
Epipactis atrorubens Flowering Plants
Erica herbacea Flowering Plants
Euphorbia saxatilis Flowering Plants
Melampyrum angustissimum Flowering Plants
Pinus nigra Conifers
Polygala chamaebuxus Flowering Plants
Sesleria albicans 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) G3.513 Lower Austrian Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.513 Lower Austrian Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.513 Lower Austrian Pinus nigra forests same
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