GR(NPi SPi Pe StE EC NC NE NAe WAe Kik EAe)
Greece (East Aegean islands present; East Central Greece present; Kiklades present; North Aegean islands present; North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; South Pindos present; Sterea Ellas present; West Aegean islands present)
Native / Non Range-Restricted
Woodlands and scrub, High mountain vegetation
Presidential Decree 67/81
A variable species in Greece exhibiting erect forest belt ecotypes and dwarf high mountain ecotypes which are connected by a clinal series of morphological intermediates and therefore appropriately ranked as varieties rather than subspecies (var. virgaurea, var. alpina Murith; see also Regel 1948).