Atlantic and sub-Atlantic hazel thickets

Description (English)

Corylus avellana-dominated thickets of the Atlantic and sub-Atlantic zones of middle Europe, a frequent facies of units F3.11 and F3.13, particularly in the most Atlantic areas of the British Isles, the Pyreneo-Cantabrian piedmont and northwestern Iberia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-711

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Corylus avellana 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) F3.171 Atlantic and sub-Atlantic hazel thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.171 Atlantic and sub-Atlantic hazel thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.171 Atlantic and sub-Atlantic hazel thickets same
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