Recently felled areas

Description (English)

Land that recently has supported deciduous or coniferous forest after the trees have been clear-felled or burnt. Includes forest with successional vegetation dominated by  shrubs provided that these will soon be overtopped by a tree canopy. Clearings with herbaceous vegetation are considered part of E5 Woodland fringes and clearings and tall forb stands although that may be a temporary stage before tree cover returns

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T4-8

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Indicator species

Not available

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) G5.8 Recently felled areas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G5.8 Recently felled areas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G5.8 Recently felled areas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G5.8 Recently felled areas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G5.8 Recently felled areas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G4.7 Woodland clearings same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.87 Woodland clearings same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.87 Woodland clearings same
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