Salix alba and Populus alba galleries
Riparian forests of the Mediterranean basin dominated by Salix alba, Salix fragilis or their relatives (Pal. 44.141).
Mediterranean and Central Eurasian multi-layered riverine forests with Populus spp., Ulmus spp., Salix spp., Alnus spp., Acer spp., Tamarix spp., Juglans regia, lianas. Tall poplars, Populus alba, Populus caspica, Populus euphratica (Populus diversifolia), are usually dominant in height; they may be absent or sparse in some associations which are then dominated by species of the genera listed above (Pal. 44.6).
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 92A0)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Atlantic - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Black Sea - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Continental - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Steppic - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Habitat type||Not priority|
|Natura 2000 sites||1386 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Species scientific name||English common name||Species group|
|Juglans regia||Flowering Plants|
|Populus alba||Flowering Plants|
|Populus euphratica||Flowering Plants|
|Salix alba||Flowering Plants|
|Salix fragilis||Flowering Plants|
Natura 2000 sites
Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites
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Mentioned in the following international legal instruments and agreements
Relation to habitat classifications
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||G1.3||Mediterranean riparian woodland||overlap|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||G1.31||Mediterranean riparian Populus forests||wider|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||G1.112||Mediterranean tall Salix galleries||overlap|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||G1.1||Riparian and gallery woodland, with dominant Alnus, Betula, Populus or Salix||overlap|