Olympian Pallas' pine forests

Description (English)

Forests dominated by Pinus nigra ssp. pallasiana occupying slopes and ridges of the 500 metre to 1500 metre belt of the Thessalian Mount Olympus, Pieria and Vourninos, extending from the upper limit of the Mediterranean forest and shrub level to, and into, the beech forest zone, accompanied by species characteristic of both the Mediterranean and montane levels, most extensive on the northern side, constituting the most important forest element of the Olympic system.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-6715

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

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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) G3.5615 Olympian Pallas' pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.5615 Olympian Pallas' pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.5615 Olympian Pallas' pine forests same
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