Western grey willow carrs

Description (English)

Mesotrophic or eutrophic Salix cinerea, Salix aurita, or, sometimes, Salix atrocinerea, and Alnus glutinosa scrubs of mires, fens, and water fringes of western Europe and northern Central Europe, within the Atlantic and sub-Atlantic domaines.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-311

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Salix atrocinerea
Flowering Plants Salix aurita
Flowering Plants Salix cinerea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Salix atrocinerea Flowering Plants
Salix aurita Flowering Plants
Salix cinerea 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) F9.211 Western grey willow carrs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.211 Western grey willow carrs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.211 Western grey willow carrs same
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