Illyrian serpentine Pinus nigra forests

Description (English)

Pinus nigra s.s. (Pinus nigra ssp. nigra) woods of serpentines of the Dinarides of Bosnia-Herzegovina and western and southern Serbia, with Daphne blagayana, Rosa pendulina, Erica herbacea (Erica carnea), Galium lucidum, Laserpitium krapfii, Vicia villosa, Symphytum tuberosum, Erythronium dens-canis, Pteridium aquilinum and the serpentine plants Asplenium cuneifolium ssp. serpentini, Campanula servicaria, Crocus veluchensis, Stachys scardica, Helleborus multifidus ssp. serbicus. They are developed within the Illyrian and Moesian beech forest zones and generally occupy steeper, stonier slopes and lower elevations than the serpentine Pinus sylvestris woods of unit G3.4C51.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-6612

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Crocus veluchensis
Flowering Plants Daphne blagayana
Flowering Plants Erica carnea
Flowering Plants Erica herbacea
Flowering Plants Erythronium dens-canis
Flowering Plants Galium lucidum
Flowering Plants Laserpitium krapfii
Conifers Pinus nigra
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Ferns Pteridium aquilinum
Flowering Plants Rosa pendulina
Flowering Plants Stachys scardica
Flowering Plants Symphytum tuberosum
Flowering Plants Vicia villosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Crocus veluchensis Flowering Plants
Daphne blagayana Flowering Plants
Erica carnea Flowering Plants
Erica herbacea Flowering Plants
Erythronium dens-canis Flowering Plants
Galium lucidum Flowering Plants
Laserpitium krapfii Flowering Plants
Pinus nigra Conifers
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Pteridium aquilinum Ferns
Rosa pendulina Flowering Plants
Stachys scardica Flowering Plants
Symphytum tuberosum Flowering Plants
Vicia villosa 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) G3.5212 Illyrian serpentine Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.5212 Illyrian serpentine Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.5212 Illyrian serpentine Pinus nigra forests same
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