Atlantic poor soil thickets

English name: 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 F3.13

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.83 Atlantic poor soil thickets source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) W25 Pteridium aquilinum-Rubus fruticosus underscrub not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
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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