East Carpathian acidophile beech forests

English name: East Carpathian acidophile beech forests

Description (English)

Fagus sylvatica forests of the eastern Carpathians and pre-Carpathian hills, developed on acid soils, in particular podsols and brown acid soils, mostly limited to rather small surfaces within the more extensive neutrophilous forest complexes, characterized by a species-poor acidophilous flora that includes Vaccinium myrtillus, Hieracium rotundatum, Calamagrostis hirundinacea, Luzula luzuloides, Deschampsia flexuosa, Galium rotundifolium, Galium kitaibelianum, Galium baillonii, Veronica officinalis, Blechnum spicant, Pteridium aquilinum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.6D1
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

Ferns Blechnum spicant
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Galium baillonii
Flowering Plants Galium kitaibelianum
Flowering Plants Galium rotundifolium
Flowering Plants Hieracium rotundatum
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Ferns Pteridium aquilinum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Veronica officinalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Blechnum spicant Ferns
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Galium baillonii Flowering Plants
Galium kitaibelianum Flowering Plants
Galium rotundifolium Flowering Plants
Hieracium rotundatum Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Pteridium aquilinum Ferns
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Veronica officinalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.1D1 East Carpathian acidophile beech forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6D1 East Carpathian acidophile beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6D1 East Carpathian acidophile beech forests same
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