Sub-boreal swamp alder forests

Description (English)

Mesotrophic and meso-eutrophic Alnus glutinosa or Alnus glutinosa-Alnus incana swamp woods of northeastern Poland, the Baltic states, Fennoscandia, the northern Sarmatic region and Siberia, with Calamagrostis canescens, Athyrium filix-femina, Cardamine amara, Filipendula ulmaria, Lysimachia thyrsiflora, Carex elongata, Carex remota, Brachythecium rivulare, Calliergon cordifolium, Climacium dendroides, Thuidium tamariscinum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T15114

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Alnus incana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Alnus incana Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.4114 Sub-boreal swamp alder woods same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.4114 Sub-boreal swamp alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.4114 Sub-boreal swamp alder woods same
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