T3G Pinus sylvestris light taiga

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Forest naturally dominated by Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) but often with some birch (Betula pendula and B. pubescens). They occur on lithomorphic and podzolised, moderately dry soils throughout the European boreal zone. The field layer is rich in dwarf shrubs, bryophytes and lichens. There can be a specialised herbaceous flora on eskers.

Chytrý M., Tichý L., Hennekens S.M., Knollová I., Janssen J.A.M., Rodwell J.S. … Schaminée J.H.J. (2020) EUNIS Habitat Classification: expert system, characteristic species combinations and distribution maps of European habitats. Applied Vegetation Science 23: 648–675. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12519

Version 2021-06-01, https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4812736.

For the official presentation of the EUNIS Habitat Classification from the European Environment Agency, please see: EUNIS Terrestrial Habitat Classification 2021. The FloraVeg.EU presentation may show modifications and partial updates to the habitat classification.

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