EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > T - Forest and other wooded land > T3 - Coniferous forest > T3-F - Picea taiga forest > T3-F3 - Small-herb western Picea taiga > T3-F31 - Subcontinental small-herb western spruce taiga

Subcontinental small-herb western spruce taiga

Description (English)

Small herb spruce and spruce-pine forests of southern boreal and boreonemoral Fennoscandia and Eastern Europe, east of the Scandinavian mountains and west of the Northern Dvina and Vetluga rivers, extending locally in the middle and northern boreal zones, particularly in calcareous regions, developed under subcontinental to near-continental climates, dominated by Picea abies, sometimes accompanied by Pinus sylvestris, with a species cortège devoid of oceanic elements.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-F31

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Picea abies
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers
Pinus sylvestris 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.A31 Subcontinental small-herb western spruce taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.A31 Subcontinental small-herb western spruce taiga same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.A31 Subcontinental small-herb western spruce taiga same
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