Hartstongue ash-sycamore ravine forests

English name: Hartstongue ash-sycamore ravine forests

Description (English)

Forests of Fraxinus excelsior, Acer pseudoplatanus, Acer platanoides, Ulmus glabra, Tilia platyphyllos, Fagus sylvatica, of calcareous block screes and rocky slopes, in shady, humid ravines of the hills, low mountains and plateaux associated with the Hercynian ranges, the Jura, the Paris Basin, the western, northern and locally eastern and southeastern pre-Alps, the Northern Carpathians, the Vertes, Bakony and Bükk hills of the Pannonic plain, characterized by the dominance in the understorey of Asplenium scolopendrium and the presence of Ribes uva-crispa, Asplenium trichomanes, Asplenium viride, Cystopteris fragilis, Polystichum aculeatum, Moehringia muscosa, Chrysosplenium alternifolium, Valeriana tripteris, Adenostyles alpina; accompanying subdominants are shared with other ravine forests, in particular, Mercurialis perennis, Lunaria rediviva, Lamiastrum galeobdolon ssp. montanum, Galium odoratum, Dryopteris filix-mas, Ctenidium molluscum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.A4111
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.A4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Asplenium scolopendrium
Ferns Asplenium trichomanes
Ferns Asplenium viride
Ferns Cystopteris fragilis
Ferns Dryopteris filix-mas
Ferns Polystichum aculeatum
Flowering Plants Acer platanoides
Flowering Plants Acer pseudoplatanus
Flowering Plants Adenostyles alpina
Flowering Plants Chrysosplenium alternifolium
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Galium odoratum
Flowering Plants Lunaria rediviva
Flowering Plants Mercurialis perennis
Flowering Plants Moehringia muscosa
Flowering Plants Ribes uva-crispa
Flowering Plants Tilia platyphyllos
Flowering Plants Ulmus glabra
Flowering Plants Valeriana tripteris
Mosses & Liverworts Ctenidium molluscum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asplenium scolopendrium Ferns
Asplenium trichomanes Ferns
Asplenium viride Ferns
Cystopteris fragilis Ferns
Dryopteris filix-mas Ferns
Polystichum aculeatum Ferns
Acer platanoides Flowering Plants
Acer pseudoplatanus Flowering Plants
Adenostyles alpina Flowering Plants
Chrysosplenium alternifolium Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Galium odoratum Flowering Plants
Lunaria rediviva Flowering Plants
Mercurialis perennis Flowering Plants
Moehringia muscosa Flowering Plants
Ribes uva-crispa Flowering Plants
Tilia platyphyllos Flowering Plants
Ulmus glabra Flowering Plants
Valeriana tripteris Flowering Plants
Ctenidium molluscum Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.4111 Hartstongue ash-sycamore ravine forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A4111 Hartstongue ash-sycamore ravine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A4111 Hartstongue ash-sycamore ravine forests same
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