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9420 - Forêts alpines à Larix decidua et/ou Pinus cembra

Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests

Liste hiérarchisée et descriptifs des habitats d'intérêt communautaire de la directive "Habitats"

Description

Forests of the sub-alpine and sometimes montane levels, dominated by Larix decidua or Pinus cembra; the two species may form either pure or mixed stands, and may be associated with Picea abies or Pinus uncinata.
Sub-types:
42.31 - Eastern Alpine siliceous larch and arolla forests. Larici-Cembretum.
Sub-alpine Larix decidua, Pinus cembra, or Larix decidua-Pinus cembra forests of the eastern and central Alps, mostly of the inner ranges, usually on siliceous substrates, with an often species-poor undergrowth comprising Vaccinium myrtillus, Rhododendron ferrugineum, Calamagrostis villosa, Luzula albida.
42.32 - Eastern Alpine calcicolous larch and arolla forests. Laricetum, Larici-Cembretum Rhododendretosum hirsuti
Sub-alpine and montane Larix decidua, Larix decidua - Picea abies, Pinus cembra or Larix decidua-Pinus cembra forests of the eastern and central Alps, mostly of the outer ranges, on calcareous substrates, with a usually species-rich undergrowth including Erica herbacea, Polygala chamaebuxus, Rhododendron hirsutum or Pinus mugo.
42.35 - Carpathian larch and arolla forests
Uncommon Larix decidua or Pinus cembra formations of the Carpathians, each occurring as a single dominant, together as codominants, or mixed with Picea abies.

Espèces caractéristiques

Plants: Larix decidua, Pinus cembra.

Correspondances avec la classification du Paléarctique

42.31, 42.32 and 42.35

Bibliographie

Conseil de l'Union européenne, 2013. Directive 2013/17/UE du Conseil du 13 mai 2013 portant adaptation de certaines directives dans le domaine de l'environnement, du fait de l'adhésion de la République de Croatie. Annexes. Partie B Protection de la nature. Journal officiel de l'Union européenne, L 158 du 10/06/2013, p. : 195-203. (Source)