Sainte-Baume beech forest

English name: Sainte-Baume beech forest

Description (English)

Isolated, species-rich beech forest of the Sainte-Baume range of Provence, characterized by the strong representation of evergreen undergrowth, the development of the vegetation strata and the multiple waves of flowering. Among accompanying species are Taxus baccata, Ilex aquifolium, Acer opulifolium, Viburnum lantana, Coronilla emerus, Ruscus aculeatus, Mycelis muralis, Lilium martagon, Neottia nidus-avis, Helleborus foetidus, Digitalis lutea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.6754
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.6)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer opulifolium
Flowering Plants Coronilla emerus
Flowering Plants Digitalis lutea
Flowering Plants Helleborus foetidus
Flowering Plants Ilex aquifolium
Flowering Plants Lilium martagon
Flowering Plants Mycelis muralis
Flowering Plants Neottia nidus-avis
Flowering Plants Ruscus aculeatus
Conifers Taxus baccata
Flowering Plants Viburnum lantana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer opulifolium Flowering Plants
Coronilla emerus Flowering Plants
Digitalis lutea Flowering Plants
Helleborus foetidus Flowering Plants
Ilex aquifolium Flowering Plants
Lilium martagon Flowering Plants
Mycelis muralis Flowering Plants
Neottia nidus-avis Flowering Plants
Ruscus aculeatus Flowering Plants
Taxus baccata Conifers
Viburnum lantana Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.1754 Sainte-Baume beech forest source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6754 Sainte-Baume beech forest same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6754 Sainte-Baume beech forest same
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