Moesian mesophile oak-hornbeam forests

English name: Moesian mesophile oak-hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Forests dominated by Quercus dalechampii, accompanied by Carpinus betulus, widespread in the xero-mesophytic durmast oak-hornbeam, 600-1200 metre, belt of the Balkan Range and its northern and northwestern spurs and satellites of northwestern Bulgaria and eastern Serbia, the Anti-Balkan (Sredna Gora) and neighbouring hills, the southeastern Dinarides, the Moeso-Macedonian mountains, the Rhodope Mountains and the Sakar range of central Thrace, more humid than the Carpinus orientalis-Quercus dalechampii forests of unit G1.76831, accompanied by a distinctly middle-European cortège, comprising as local characteristics, Acer campestre, Prunus avium, Corylus avellana, Crataegus monogyna, Cornus sanguinea, Helleborus odorus, Stellaria holostea, Cruciata glabra, Melica uniflora, Poa nemoralis, Dactylis glomerata, Festuca heterophylla.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.A1C31
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.A1)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Cornus sanguinea
Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Cruciata glabra
Flowering Plants Dactylis glomerata
Flowering Plants Festuca heterophylla
Flowering Plants Helleborus odorus
Flowering Plants Melica uniflora
Flowering Plants Poa nemoralis
Flowering Plants Prunus avium
Flowering Plants Quercus dalechampii
Flowering Plants Stellaria holostea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Cornus sanguinea Flowering Plants
Corylus avellana Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Cruciata glabra Flowering Plants
Dactylis glomerata Flowering Plants
Festuca heterophylla Flowering Plants
Helleborus odorus Flowering Plants
Melica uniflora Flowering Plants
Poa nemoralis Flowering Plants
Prunus avium Flowering Plants
Quercus dalechampii Flowering Plants
Stellaria holostea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.2C31 Moesian mesophile oak-hornbeam forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A1C31 Moesian mesophile oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A1C31 Moesian mesophile oak-hornbeam forests same
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