Illyrian dolomite Pinus nigra forests

Description (English)

Pinus nigra s.s. (Pinus nigra ssp. nigra) woods of dolomites and dolomite rendzinas of the Dinarides of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia, with Erica herbacea (Erica carnea), Galium lucidum, Genista januensis, Aquilegia vulgaris, Buphthalmum salicifolium, Teucrium chamaedrys, Carex humilis, Anthericum ramosum, Cyclamen purpurascens, Polygala chamaebuxus, Hepatica nobilis, Geranium sanguineum, Helleborus niger ssp. macranthus, Epipactis atrorubens, Carex alba. They are developed within the Illyrian beech forest zone and often occupy somewhat lower elevations than the similar dolomite Pinus sylvestris woods of unit G3.4C52.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-6614

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Anthericum ramosum
Flowering Plants Aquilegia vulgaris
Flowering Plants Buphthalmum salicifolium
Flowering Plants Carex alba
Flowering Plants Carex humilis
Flowering Plants Cyclamen purpurascens
Flowering Plants Epipactis atrorubens
Flowering Plants Erica carnea
Flowering Plants Erica herbacea
Flowering Plants Galium lucidum
Flowering Plants Genista januensis
Flowering Plants Geranium sanguineum
Flowering Plants Hepatica nobilis
Conifers Pinus nigra
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Polygala chamaebuxus
Flowering Plants Teucrium chamaedrys
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anthericum ramosum Flowering Plants
Aquilegia vulgaris Flowering Plants
Buphthalmum salicifolium Flowering Plants
Carex alba Flowering Plants
Carex humilis Flowering Plants
Cyclamen purpurascens Flowering Plants
Epipactis atrorubens Flowering Plants
Erica carnea Flowering Plants
Erica herbacea Flowering Plants
Galium lucidum Flowering Plants
Genista januensis Flowering Plants
Geranium sanguineum Flowering Plants
Hepatica nobilis Flowering Plants
Pinus nigra Conifers
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Polygala chamaebuxus Flowering Plants
Teucrium chamaedrys 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) G3.5214 Illyrian dolomite Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.5214 Illyrian dolomite Pinus nigra forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.5214 Illyrian dolomite Pinus nigra forests same
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