Black broom-oak forests

Description (English)

Xero-mesophile, thermophile, acidophile Quercus petraea forests, occupying generally small surfaces on warm, south-facing, steep, siliceous, gneiss, shist or granite slopes of the Danube trough of Upper Austria, the Lower Austrian Waldviertel, the Bohemian basin, the western foothills of the Apuseni mountains, the Olt valley in the Getic piedmont of the Southern Carpathians, the southeastern foothills of the Carpathian Curve, with Lembotropis nigricans (Cytisus nigricans) in the shrub layer and acidophilous species in the subshrub and herb layers, including Genista tinctoria, Digitalis grandiflora, Hieracium umbellatum, Hieracium sabaudum, Luzula luzuloides, Veronica officinalis, Deschampsia flexuosa (Avenella flexuosa), Convallaria majalis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1B731

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cytisus nigricans
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cytisus nigricans Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.8731 Black broom-oak forests same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.8731 Black broom-oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.8731 Black broom-oak forests same
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