Boreo-alpine riparian galleries

English name: Boreo-alpine riparian galleries

Description (English)

Riverside, lakeside and seaside alder, birch or pine galleries and cordons of the boreal, boreonemoral and boreosteppic zones, of the high mountains of the nemoral zone and of their piedmont influence region, dominated by Alnus incana along the montane and submontane rivers of the Alps, the Carpathians, the northern Apennines, the Dinarides, the Balkan Range, the Rhodope Mountains and neighbouring regions, by Alnus incana or Alnus glutinosa in boreal Fennoscandia and northeastern Europe, by Betula pendula or Pinus sylvestris in western Siberia. In the herb layer, nitrophilous and hygrophilous species dominate: Aegopodium podagraria, Chaerophyllum hirsutum, Petasites hybridus, Crepis paludosa and Caltha palustris ssp. laeta.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.12
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 44.2 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment ? Not found in FTBA classification not defined
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.1.3 Aulnaie alluviale same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.12 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.12 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.12 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.12 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.12 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.12 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.2 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.2 Boreo-alpine riparian galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 44.2   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 44.2   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 44.2   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 44.2   same
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