Eastern Carpathian Alnus glutinosa swamp forests

Description (English)

Meso-eutrophic Alnus glutinosa swamp woods of marshy intramontane depressions and floodplains, at the 500-800 m level of foothills of the eastern Carpathian system, in particular, the Harghita and Baraolt mountains, with Carex elongata, Calamagrostis canescens, Thelypteris palustris, Carex caespitosa, Dryopteris carthusiana, Calla palustris and Ligularia sibirica, most of which may dominate facies of the herb layer.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T15115

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Dryopteris carthusiana
Ferns Thelypteris palustris
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Calamagrostis canescens
Flowering Plants Calla palustris
Flowering Plants Carex caespitosa
Flowering Plants Carex elongata
Flowering Plants Ligularia sibirica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dryopteris carthusiana Ferns
Thelypteris palustris Ferns
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Calamagrostis canescens Flowering Plants
Calla palustris Flowering Plants
Carex caespitosa Flowering Plants
Carex elongata Flowering Plants
Ligularia sibirica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.4115 Eastern Carpathian Alnus glutinosa swamp woods same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.4115 Eastern Carpathian Alnus glutinosa swamp woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.4115 Eastern Carpathian Alnus glutinosa swamp woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.411 Eastern Carpathian Alnus glutinosa swamp woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.9115 Eastern Carpathian alder swamp woods same
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