Broadleaved deciduous woodland

English name: Broadleaved deciduous woodland

Description (English)

Woodland, forest and plantations dominated by summer-green non-coniferous trees that lose their leaves in winter. Includes woodland with mixed evergreen and deciduous broadleaved trees, provided that the deciduous cover exceeds that of evergreens. Excludes mixed forests (G4) where the proportion of conifers exceeds 25%.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44 Temperate riverine and swamp forests and brush overlap
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41 Broad-leaved deciduous forests narrower
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
CORINE Land Cover 2.2.2. Fruit trees and berry plantations n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 A11 Woodland: broadleaved wider
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 1 Broadleaved, mixed and yew woodland overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.2 Hêtraies narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.3 Autres forêts de feuillus narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.3.5 Stade arbustif préforestier narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.1 Forêts inondables narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1 Broadleaved deciduous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1 Broadleaved deciduous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1 Broadleaved deciduous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1 Broadleaved deciduous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1 Broadleaved deciduous and mixed woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1 Broadleaved deciduous and mixed woodland same
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