Moist or wet tall-herb and fern fringes and meadows

English name: Moist or wet tall-herb and fern fringes and meadows

Description (English)

Tall-herb and fern vegetation of the nemoral and boreal zones, including stands of tall herbs on hills and mountains below the montane level. Tall herbs are often dominant along watercourses, in wet meadows and in shade at the edge of woodlands.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E5.4
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)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Senecionion fluviatilis Tx. ex Moor 1958 Tall-herb nitrophilous weil vegetation of river banks and ditches of Central Europe Calystegio sepium-Althaeion officinalis de Foucault 2011; Calystegion sepium Tx. 1947 corr. Julve 1993; Calystegion sepium Tx. ex Oberd. 1957; Convolvulion sepium Oberd. 1949; Convolvulion sepium Tx. 1947; Convolvulion sepium Tx. ex Oberd. 1957; Senecionion fluviatilis Tx. 1947; Senecionion fluviatilis Tx. 1950; Senecionion fluviatilis Tx. ex Oberd. 1950; Soncho-Euphorbion palustris Westhoff et Den Held 1969 Schaminee et al, 2012
Archangelicion litoralis Scamoni et Passarge 1963 Tall-herb communities of flooded river-banks in Central and Eastern Europe Angelicion littoralis Lohmeyer et al. 1962; Convolvulo-Archangelicion litoralis Tx. 1950; Epilobion hirsuti Van't Veer et al. in Stortelder et al. 1999; Galio veri-Aristolochion clematidis Shevchyk et Solomakha in Shevchyk et al. 1996; Symphyto officinalis-Filipendulion ulmariae Klauck 1993; Angelicion littoralis Tx. 1959 (sensu Géhu & Géhu-Franck 1984); Humulo-Fallopion dumetorum Passarge 1975; Humulo-Polygonion dumetorum Passarge 1965 Schaminee et al, 2012
Petasition officinalis Sillinger 1933 Tall-herb vegetation of raw alluvium soils on colline to montane streamsides of Carpathians and Hercynicum Adenostylion alliariae Aichinger 1933; Petasito hybridi-Chaerophyllion hirsuti (Sillinger 1933) Niemann et al. 1973; Telekion speciosae Morariu 1967; Telekion speciosae Morariu ex Resmerita et Ratiu 1974; Chaerophyllo-Petasition hybridi Kopecký 1968; Petasition albae (Sillinger 1933) Klika 1955 (sensu Passarge 1978); Petasition hybridi Sillinger 1933 nom. mut. propos. (sensu Soó 1980); Petasition officinalis vel albae (Sillinger 1933) Klika 1954 (sensu Klika 1955); Petasition officinalis vel albae (Sillinger 1933) Klika 1955 Schaminee et al, 2012
Cynancho-Convolvulion sepium Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. ex Rivas-Mart. 1977 Western Mediterranean tall-herb nitrophilous riparian vegetation Cynancho-Calystegion sepium Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. ex Rivas-Mart. 1977 nom. mut. propos.; Cynancho-Convolvulion sepium Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. 1963; Bromo ramosi-Eupatorion cannabini O. de Bolòs et Masalles in O. de Bolòs 1983; Cynancho acuti-Calystegion sepium Rivas Goday et Rivas-Martínez ex de Foucault 2011 Schaminee et al, 2012
Filipendulo-Petasition Br.-Bl. ex Duvigneaud 1949 Wet tall herblands on mineral soils of temperate Europe Stachyo palustris-Cirsion oleracei Julve et Gillet in Julve 1993; Angelico sylvestris-Filipendulion ulmariae Passarge 1977; Chaerophyllo hirsuti-Filipendulion ulmariae (Passarge 1977) Preising in Preising et al. 1997; Cirsio palustris-Filipendulion ulmariae Klauck 1993; Filipendulo ulmariae-Chaerophyllion hirsuti de Foucault 2011; Filipendulo-Cirsion oleracei Duvigneaud 1946; Filipendulo-Petasition Br.-Bl. 1950; Thalictro flavi-Filipendulion ulmariae de Foucault in Royer et al. 2006; Violo palustris-Lotion uliginosi Passarge 1989; Filipendulion ulmariae Segal 1966; Filipendulion ulmariae Segal ex Lohmeyer in Oberd. et al. 1967; Filipendulion ulmariae Segal ex Westhoff et Den Held 1969; Filipendulo ulmariae-Cirsion rivularis de Foucault 1984; Filipendulo-Petasition Br.-Bl. 1949 nom. ambig. propos.; Lotion uliginosi Passarge 1975; Stachyo palustris-Cirsion oleracei Julve et Gillet 1994; Thalictro flavi-Filipendulion ulmariae de Foucault 1984 Schaminee et al, 2012
Ipomoeo acuminatae-Ageratinion adenophorae Espírito-Santo et al. 2004 Canarian-Madeirean tall-herb riparian vegetation rich in neophytes Ageratinio adenophorae-Ipomeion acuminatae Espírito-Santo et al. 2004 nom. invers. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Aegopodion podagrariae Tx. 1967 nom. conserv. propos. Nitrophilous herb-rich communities of mesic margins and clearings of forests and scrub in temperate and subboreal zones of Europe; Tall-herb perennial ruderal and semi-natural fringe thermophilous communities on nutrient-rich soils in temperate and subboreal zones of Europe Parietarion officinalis Ratiu et al. 1966; Sambucion ebuli Eliáš 1979; Parietarion officinalis Boscaiu et al. 1964 nom. rejic. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Impatienti noli-tangere-Stachyion sylvaticae Görs ex Mucina 1993 Tall-herb communities of shaded forest margins and clearings on loamy soils in colline and submontane belts of Central Europe Impatienti noli-tangere-Stachyion sylvaticae Görs 1974 Schaminee et al, 2012
Senecionion samniti Bonin 1978 Nitrophilous tall-herb vegetation of mountain streamsides of Central and Southern Apennines Adenostylion glabrae Castelli et al. 2001; Senecio cordati-Chaerophyllion hirsuti Senecioni-Chaerophyllion Hruška 1986 Schaminee et al, 2012
Nardosmion laevigatae Klotz et Köck 1986 Tall-herb nitrophilous vegetation on banks of mountain rivers and streams of South Urals Schaminee et al, 2012
Arunco-Petasition albae Br.-Bl. et Sutter 1977 Tall-herb vegetation of raw alluvium soils of montane and supramontane streamsides of Alps Schaminee et al, 2012
Deschampsion cespitosae Horvatic 1930 Floodplain alluvial unfertilised meadows of sub-continental regions of Europe Alopecurion pratensis Passarge 1964; Cnidion venosi Bal.-Tul. 1965; Cnidion venosi Bal.-Tul. 1966; Deschampsio-Alopecurion Mirkin et Naumova 1986; Veronico longifoliae-Lysimachion vulgaris (Passarge 1977) Bal.-Tul. 1981; Agrostion albae Soó 1941; Cnidion dubii Bal.-Tul. 1966 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Dorycnio recti-Rumicion conglomerati Gradstein et Schmittenberg 1977 Central and Eastern Mediterranean tall-herb nitrophilous riparian vegetation Dorycnion recti Géhu et Biondi 1989 Schaminee et al, 2012
Conioselinion tatarici Golub et al. 2003 Wet meadows of subarctic supralittoral of White Sea seaboards Schaminee et al, 2012
Euphorbion palustris Ageleulov et Golub in Golub 1995 Sub-saline periodically flooded meadows of steppe zone of Ural River valley Schaminee et al, 2012
Lythro-Euphorbion Mirkin et Naumova 1986 Sub-saline periodically flooded meadows of river valleys in semi-desert zone of European Russia Schaminee et al, 2012
Althaeion officinalis Golub et Mirkin in Golub 1995 Sub-saline periodically flooded meadows of Lower Volga valley Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 37.7 Humid tall herb fringes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 37.1 Lowland tall herb communities narrower
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 B5 Marsh/marshy grassland overlap
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 11 Fen, marsh and swamp wider
National Vegetation Classification (UK) OV26 Epilobium hirsutum community overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.1.4 Ourlet hygrophile d'altitude narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.1.3 Ourlet hygrophile de plaine narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.3.3 Mégaphorbiée marécageuse narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E5.4 Moist or wet tall-herb and fern fringes and meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E5.4 Moist or wet tall-herb and fern fringes and meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E5.4 Moist or wet tall-herb and fern fringes and meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E5.4 Moist or wet tall-herb and fern fringes and meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E3.6 Moist or wet tall-herb fringes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E2.6 Moist or wet tall-herb fringes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 37.7 Humid tall herb fringes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 37.1 Lowland tall herb communities narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 37.7 Humid tall herb fringes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 37.1 Lowland tall herb communities narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 37.7   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 37.1   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 37.7   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 37.1   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 37.7   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 37.7   same
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