Western boreal mixed deciduous forests

Description (English)

Forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus glabra, Tilia cordata, Acer platanoides, Fraxinus excelsior, Corylus avellana and sometimes Fagus sylvatica and/or Carpinus betulus, of the southern Fennoscandian and Baltic regions of transition and interdigitation between taiga and nemoral deciduous forests. They usually constitute deciduous forests enclaved in a taiga environment, near the limits of the ranges of Fagus sylvatica and/or Carpinus betulus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1E169

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer platanoides
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Tilia cordata
Flowering Plants Ulmus glabra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer platanoides Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Corylus avellana Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Tilia cordata Flowering Plants
Ulmus glabra Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.A169 Western boreal mixed deciduous 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.A169 Western boreal mixed deciduous forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A169 Western boreal mixed deciduous forests same
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