Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets

Description (English)

Deciduous pre- and postforest formations, forest edges, hedges and woodland recolonisation of thermophilous deciduous oak forest and steppe forest zones of the Balkan peninsula, of southeastern Europe, of western Asia and of Central Eurasia, in particular, of the Quercion frainetto and Ostryo-Carpinion zones of the Balkan peninsula, with very local irradiations in Central Europe, extreme northeastern Italy, the Aegean and the eastern Mediterranean. Vegetation of alliances Prunion fruticosae, Prunion spinosae and partially Berberidion with species Prunus spinosa, Cornus mas, Cotoneaster integerrimus, Crataegus monogyna, Rosa pimpinellifolia, Rhus coriaria, Rubus discolor and Pistacia terebinthus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-57

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cornus mas
Flowering Plants Cotoneaster integerrimus
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Pistacia terebinthus
Flowering Plants Prunus spinosa
Flowering Plants Rhus coriaria
Flowering Plants Rosa pimpinellifolia
Flowering Plants Rubus discolor
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cornus mas Flowering Plants
Cotoneaster integerrimus Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Pistacia terebinthus Flowering Plants
Prunus spinosa Flowering Plants
Rhus coriaria Flowering Plants
Rosa pimpinellifolia Flowering Plants
Rubus discolor 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) F3.24 Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.24 Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.24 Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F3.24 Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F3.24 Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.53 Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.39 Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.8B Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.8B Subcontinental and continental deciduous thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.8B   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.8B   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.8B   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.9   same
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