Sarmatic ash-alder forests
Riverine forests of slow and even-flowing, large or small, lowland streams of Sarmatic Eastern Europe, in the basins of the Dniepr, the Don and the Volga-Kama, dominated by Fraxinus excelsior and Alnus glutinosa, with Prunus padus, sometimes with Betula spp. and Picea abies, with a rich undergrowth of tall herbs and shrubs, including Urtica dioica, Filipendula ulmaria, Lysimachia vulgaris.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code T12135|
Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)Not available
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012)||G1.2135||Sarmatic ash-alder woods||same|