Pyrenean acidophilous oak forests

English name: Pyrenean acidophilous oak forests

Description (English)

Quercus petraea forests of the Pyrenees and northwestern Iberia, often with Tilia platyphyllos, Prunus avium, Quercus robur, Betula pendula, Sorbus torminalis, Castanea sativa and with Rhamnus frangula, Ilex aquifolium, Mespilus germanica, Corylus avellana, Vaccinium myrtillus, Pteridium aquilinum, Teucrium scorodonia, Melampyrum pratense, Lathyrus montanus, Luzula sylvatica, Luzula forsteri, Deschampsia flexuosa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.861
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.8)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Castanea sativa
Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Ilex aquifolium
Flowering Plants Lathyrus montanus
Flowering Plants Luzula forsteri
Flowering Plants Luzula sylvatica
Flowering Plants Melampyrum pratense
Flowering Plants Mespilus germanica
Flowering Plants Prunus avium
Ferns Pteridium aquilinum
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Rhamnus frangula
Flowering Plants Sorbus torminalis
Flowering Plants Teucrium scorodonia
Flowering Plants Tilia platyphyllos
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Castanea sativa Flowering Plants
Corylus avellana Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Ilex aquifolium Flowering Plants
Lathyrus montanus Flowering Plants
Luzula forsteri Flowering Plants
Luzula sylvatica Flowering Plants
Melampyrum pratense Flowering Plants
Mespilus germanica Flowering Plants
Prunus avium Flowering Plants
Pteridium aquilinum Ferns
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Rhamnus frangula Flowering Plants
Sorbus torminalis Flowering Plants
Teucrium scorodonia Flowering Plants
Tilia platyphyllos Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.561 Pyrenean acidophilous oak forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.861 Pyrenean acidophilous oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.861 Pyrenean acidophilous oak forests same
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