Northwestern oak-hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Typical sub-Atlantic Quercus robur-Quercus petraea-Carpinus betulus forests of northern Europe, north to southern Norway, southern Sweden and southern Finland, and of the eastern Paris basin and Lorraine, with Stellaria holostea, Carex brizoides, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, Polygonatum verticillatum, Potentilla sterilis, Ranunculus nemorosus, Poa chaixii, Luzula sylvatica, Luzula luzuloides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1E141

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.A141 Northwestern oak-hornbeam 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.A141 Northwestern oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A141 Northwestern oak-hornbeam forests same
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