Alnus swamp woods on acid peat

English name: Alder swamp woods on acid peat

Description (English)

Marshy Alnus glutinosa-dominated woods and scrubs of the Palaearctic region, usually with shrubby willows in the undergrowth.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.52
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.91 Alder swamp woods wider
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
Ramsar Wetland Types Xf Freshwater, tree-dominated wetlands wider
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 21 Swamp and fen forests, alder wider
National Vegetation Classification (UK) W5 Alnus glutinosa-Carex paniculata woodland not defined
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.1.1 Aulnaie noire wider
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 L1 MOKŘADNÍ OLŠINY (Alder carrs) not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.52 Alnus swamp woods on acid peat same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.52 Alnus swamp woods on acid peat same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.52 Alnus swamp woods on acid peat same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.52 Alnus swamp woods on acid peat same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.91 Alder swamp woods wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.91 Alder swamp woods wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 44.91   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 44.91   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 44.91   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 44.91   wider
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