British sub-boreal Betula woods

English name: British sub-boreal birch woods

Description (English)

Birch woods, often extensive and pure, formed by Betula pubescens (Betula odorata, Betula carpatica) or Betula pendula, beyond and above the present range of oak woods in Scotland and northern England.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.912

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula carpatica
Flowering Plants Betula odorata
Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula carpatica Flowering Plants
Betula odorata Flowering Plants
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.B2 British sub-boreal birch woods source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 09 Mixed oak forest wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.912 British sub-boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.912 British sub-boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.912 British sub-boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.912 British sub-boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.912 British sub-boreal Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.C2 British sub-boreal birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.B2 British sub-boreal birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.B2 British sub-boreal birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.B2   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.B2   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.B2   same
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