Medio-European acidophilous Quercus forests

English name: Medio-European acidophilous oak forests

Description (English)

Forests of Quercus petraea, sometimes of Quercus robur, or of either or both oaks and Fagus sylvatica, accompanied by a cortège of sub-Atlantic and submeridional acidophile species (e.g. Pinus sylvestris, Carpinus betulus), developed in central and southern-central Europe, outside of the main Atlantic-influenced range of the Quercion. Quercus-dominated acidophilous forests of the western Hercynian ranges and their periphery, developed in more Atlantic conditions as substitution forests of the Luzulo-Fagion beech forests have been associated with them because of a shared contingent of sub-Atlantic accompanying species and similarities in overall appearance.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.87
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.8)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.57 Medio-European acidophilous oak forests source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 09 Mixed oak forest wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.3.6 Chênaie acidophile same
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 L7.2 VLHKÉ ACIDOFILNÍ DOUBRAVY (Wet acidophilous oak forests) narrower
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 L7.1 SUCHÉ ACIDOFILNÍ DOUBRAVY (Dry acidophilous oak forests) narrower
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 L7.4 ACIDOFILNÍ DOUBRAVY NA PÍSKU (Acidophilous oak forests on sand) narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.87 Medio-European acidophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.87 Medio-European acidophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.87 Medio-European acidophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.87 Medio-European acidophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.87 Medio-European acidophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.8J Medio-European acidophilous oak forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.57 Medio-European acidophilous oak forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.57 Medio-European acidophilous oak forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.57   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.57   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.57   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.57   same
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