Balkan Range woodrush-beech forests

English name: Balkan Range woodrush-beech forests

Description (English)

Uncommon acidophilous Fagus sylvatica or Fagus moesiaca forests of the Balkan Range, often low-growing and limited to ridges and south-facing slopes, with Luzula luzuloides, Deschampsia flexuosa, Calamagrostis arundinacea, Luzula sylvatica, Prenanthes purpurea, Vaccinium myrtillus, Polytrichum attenuatum, Dicranum scoparium.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.69311
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 Calamagrostis arundinacea
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Fagus moesiaca
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Flowering Plants Luzula sylvatica
Flowering Plants Prenanthes purpurea
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Mosses & Liverworts Dicranum scoparium
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calamagrostis arundinacea Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Fagus moesiaca Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Luzula sylvatica Flowering Plants
Prenanthes purpurea Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Dicranum scoparium Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.19311 Balkan Range woodrush-beech forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.69311 Balkan Range woodrush-beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.69311 Balkan Range woodrush-beech forests same
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