Recently felled areas

English name: Recently felled areas

Description (English)

Land that recently has supported deciduous or coniferous woodland after the trees have been clear-felled or burnt. Includes woodland with successional vegetation dominated by tall herbs, grasses or shrubs, provided that these will soon be overtopped by a tree canopy.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G5.8

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Fragarion vescae Tx. ex von Rochow 1951 nom. conserv. propos. Herb-rich clearing vegetation on nutrient-rich calcareous soils of nemoral zone of Central and Western Europe Atropion Br.-Bl. 1930; Mycelido-Stachyion Passarge (1967) 1978; Fragarion vescae Tx. 1950; Atropion Aichinger 1933 nom. ambig. propos.; Atropion Br.-Bl. ex Br.-Bl. et al. 1952; Atropion Br.-Bl. ex Oberd. 1957; Dactylido-Aegopodion Passarge 1967 Schaminee et al, 2012
Sambuco racemosae-Salicion capreae Tx. et Neumann ex Oberd. 1957 Seral elder and willow scrub of nutrient-rich mull soils of forest clearings of Central Europe Avenello-Betulion pendulae Passarge 1978; Sambuco nigrae-Salicion capreae Tx. et Neumann in Tx. 1950; Sambuco racemosae-Salicion capreae Tx. et Neumann in Tx. 1950 Schaminee et al, 2012
Impatienti noli-tangere-Stachyion sylvaticae Görs ex Mucina 1993 Tall-herb communities of shaded forest margins and clearings on loamy soils in colline and submontane belts of Central Europe Impatienti noli-tangere-Stachyion sylvaticae Görs 1974 Schaminee et al, 2012
Epilobion angustifolii Oberd. 1957 Tall-herb perennial subspontaneus vegetation on acidIc soils of forest margins and clearings of boreo-nemporal zones of Europe Holco mollis-Pteridion aquilini Passarge (1994) 2002; Atropion Tx. 1947 nom. ambig. propos.; Carici piluliferae-Epilobion angustifolii Tx. 1950; Epilobion angustifolii Eggler 1952; Epilobion angustifolii Tx. ex von Rochow 1951; Galeopsio-Senecionion sylvatici Passarge 1981; Mycelido-Senecionion sylvatici Passarge 1981; Prenanthion purpureae Julve 1993; Rumici-Avenellion flexuosae Passarge 1984; Holco mollis-Pteridion aquilini (Passarge 1964) Rameau in Bardat et al. 2004; Epilobion angustifolii Rübel 1933; Epilobion angustifolii Soó 1933; Chamaenerion angustifolii Soó 1933 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Linarion niveae Rivas-Mart. 1964 Tall-herb perennial subspontaneus vegetation on acidIc soils of forest margins and clearings of submediterranean regions of Iberian Peninsula Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.87 Woodland clearings same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.4. Transitional woodland shrub n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment ? Not found in FTBA classification not defined
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 A4 Recently felled woodland same
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.2.2 Coupe, clairière sur sol acide narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.2.1 Coupe, clairière sur sol baso-neutrophile narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 2320000 Rúbaniskové kriaciny n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
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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