EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > G - Woodland, forest and other wooded land > G1 - Broadleaved deciduous woodland > G1.A - Meso- and eutrophic Quercus, Carpinus, Fraxinus, Acer, Tilia, Ulmus and related woodland

Meso- and eutrophic Quercus, Carpinus, Fraxinus, Acer, Tilia, Ulmus and related woodland

English name: Meso- and eutrophic oak, hornbeam, ash, sycamore, lime, elm and related woodland

Description (English)

Woods, typically with mixed canopy composition, on rich and moderately rich soils. Includes woods dominated by Acer, Carpinus, Fraxinus, Quercus (especially Quercus petraea and Quercus robur), Tilia and Ulmus. Excludes acid Quercus woodland (G1.8) and woodland with a large representation of southern species such as Fraxinus ornus or Quercus pubescens (G1.7).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.A
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus pubescens
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus pubescens Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 09 Mixed oak forest overlap
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 10 Ashwood overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 A111 Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural overlap
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 3 Upland mixed ashwoods narrower
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 1 Upland oakwood overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.3.1 Erablaie de ravin méso-hygrophile narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.3.3 Chênaie à charmes narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.3.2 Tiliaie thermophile sur éboulis ou lapiez narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A Meso- and eutrophic Quercus, Carpinus, Fraxinus, Acer, Tilia, Ulmus and related woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A Meso- and eutrophic Quercus, Carpinus, Fraxinus, Acer, Tilia, Ulmus and related woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.A Meso- and eutrophic Quercus, Carpinus, Fraxinus, Acer, Tilia, Ulmus and related woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.A Meso- and eutrophic Quercus, Carpinus, Fraxinus, Acer, Tilia, Ulmus and related woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.A Woodland with Castanea sativa, Carpinus betulus, Tilia or Sorbus aucuparia same
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