Central Hercynian dyer's greenweed oak forests
Acidophilous Quercus petraea forests of the collinar and submontane levels of siliceous slopes of the Swabian and Franconian Jura, of the Swabo-Bavarian and Franconian plateaux, of the southern German Hercynian hills, east of the Black Forest-Spessart line and west of the Bayerischerwald, and of the hills of Upper Austria, forming a western group of communities within the dyer's greenweed forest complex, characterized, in particular, by the importance in the herb layer of sub-Atlantic indicators, among which Lathyrus linifolius, Hypericum pulchrum, various Hieracium spp., Melampyrum pratense or Teucrium scorodonia, Holcus mollis. Luzula luzuloides, Genista germanica, Genista tinctoria, Chamaespartium sagittale, Deschampsia flexuosa, Campanula rotundifolia, Campanula persicifolia are characteristic or abundant constituents of the undergrowth.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code T1B7121|
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)||G1.87121||Central Hercynian dyer's greenweed oak forests||same|