Boreal cowberry Pinus sylvestris bog forests

Description (English)

Scots pine bog woods of the western boreal region of the Palaearctic formed of sparse, low growing Pinus sylvestris with a shrub layer dominated by Empetrum nigrum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-J122

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Empetrum nigrum
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Empetrum nigrum Flowering Plants
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.D122 Boreal cowberry Scots pine bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.D122 Boreal cowberry Scots pine bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.D122 Boreal cowberry Scots pine bog woods same
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