Eastern white oak woods
Azonal white-oak dominated woods with a submediterranean flora, occupying thermic oases within the sub-continental Quercion frainetto and Carpinion illyricum zones.
Includes the subtypes:
41.7371 Thracian white oak-oriental hornbeam woods
Quercus pubescens - Quercus virgiliana woods of the Black Sea plains and hills of Turkey in Europe, and of the northern Thracian plain of southern and southeastern Bulgaria, where they are represented by mostly insular patches, particularly in the middle Maritsa and Tundja hills, the eastern and northern Rhodope foothills. The oaks are accompanied by Carpinus orientalis, Fraxinus ornus, Acer campestre or Tilia tomentosa and by sub-Mediterranean floral elements.
41.7372 Moesian white oak woods
Thermophilous, sub-Mediterranean Quercus pubescens and Quercus virgiliana woods of the southern Dinarides, the Balkan Range, and neighbouring regions including south eastern and southern Romania.
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 91AA)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Alpine - Unknown|
|Black Sea - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Continental - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Steppic - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Natura 2000 sites||492 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|
|Acer campestre||Flowering Plants|
|Carpinus betulus||Flowering Plants|
|Carpinus orientalis||Flowering Plants|
|Fraxinus ornus||Flowering Plants|
|Ostrya carpinifolia||Flowering Plants|
|Paeonia peregrina||Flowering Plants|
|Quercus pubescens||Flowering Plants|
|Quercus virgiliana||Flowering Plants|
|Tilia tomentosa||Flowering Plants|