Black broom-oak forests

English name: Black broom-oak forests

Description (English)

Xero-mesophile, thermophile, acidophile Quercus petraea forests, occupying generally small surfaces on warm, south-facing, steep, siliceous, gneiss, shist or granite slopes of the Danube trough of Upper Austria, the Lower Austrian Waldviertel, the Bohemian basin, the western foothills of the Apuseni mountains, the Olt valley in the Getic piedmont of the Southern Carpathians, the southeastern foothills of the Carpathian Curve, with Lembotropis nigricans (Cytisus nigricans) in the shrub layer and acidophilous species in the subshrub and herb layers, including Genista tinctoria, Digitalis grandiflora, Hieracium umbellatum, Hieracium sabaudum, Luzula luzuloides, Veronica officinalis, Deschampsia flexuosa (Avenella flexuosa), Convallaria majalis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.8731
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 Avenella flexuosa
Flowering Plants Convallaria majalis
Flowering Plants Cytisus nigricans
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Digitalis grandiflora
Flowering Plants Genista tinctoria
Flowering Plants Hieracium sabaudum
Flowering Plants Hieracium umbellatum
Flowering Plants Lembotropis nigricans
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Veronica officinalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Avenella flexuosa Flowering Plants
Convallaria majalis Flowering Plants
Cytisus nigricans Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Digitalis grandiflora Flowering Plants
Genista tinctoria Flowering Plants
Hieracium sabaudum Flowering Plants
Hieracium umbellatum Flowering Plants
Lembotropis nigricans Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Veronica officinalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.5731 Black broom-oak forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.8731 Black broom-oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.8731 Black broom-oak forests same
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