Eurasian boreal Betula woods

English name: Eurasian boreal birch woods

Description (English)

Birch woods of the taiga belt, of the wooded tundra belt, and of the taiga-nemoral forest transition zone of Eurasia, formed by Betula pendula, Betula pubescens s.l. or Betula platyphylla.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.918
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.B8 Eurasian boreal birch woods source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 09 Mixed oak forest not defined
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 2.2.1.5 Birch forest of dwarf shrub-grass type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 2.2.1.7 Birch forest of herb type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 2.2.1.5a Birch forest, variant on burn-beaten land n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.918 Eurasian boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.918 Eurasian boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.918 Eurasian boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.918 Western Eurasian boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.918 Western Eurasian boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.C8 Western Eurasian boreal birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.B8 Western Eurasian boreal birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.B8 Western Eurasian boreal birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.B8   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.B8   same
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