Taxus baccata woods of the British Isles
Taxus baccata woods with Sorbus aria or Mercurialis perennis of dry valleys and scarps of the Chalk of southeast England, very locally of the Durham Magnesium limestone, Morecambe Bay and elsewhere. They also occur in the forest of Muckross (Killarney, Ireland).
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 91J0)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Natura 2000 sites||19 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Species scientific name||English common name||Species group|
|Buxus sempervirens||Flowering Plants|
|Ilex aquifolium||Flowering Plants|
|Mercurialis perennis||Flowering Plants|
|Sorbus aria||Flowering Plants|
Natura 2000 sites
Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites
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Mentioned in the following international legal instruments and agreements
Relation to habitat classifications
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||G3.9||Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae||narrower|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||G3.971||Atlantic Taxus baccata woods||same|
|National Vegetation Classification (UK)||W13||Taxus baccata woodland||not defined|