Atlantic poor soil thickets

Description (English)

Deciduous thickets of Western Europe and western and northern Central Europe formed by Rubus spp., Frangula alnus, Sorbus aucuparia, Corylus avellana, Lonicera periclymenum, Cytisus scoparius, characteristic of forest edges, hedges and woodland recolonisation developed on soils relatively poor in nutrients, usually acid, mostly under climates with strong Atlantic influence. Substitution communities of the Quercion robori-petraeae (c.f. units G1.81-G1.86, parts of G1.87 and of G4.71).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-53

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Flowering Plants Cytisus scoparius
Flowering Plants Frangula alnus
Flowering Plants Lonicera periclymenum
Flowering Plants Sorbus aucuparia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Corylus avellana Flowering Plants
Cytisus scoparius Flowering Plants
Frangula alnus Flowering Plants
Lonicera periclymenum Flowering Plants
Sorbus aucuparia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F3.13 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.13 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.13 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F3.13 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F3.13 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F1.33 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.33 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.83 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.83 Atlantic poor soil thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.83   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.83   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.83   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.83   same
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