Northeastern aspen pine-oak forests

English name: Northeastern aspen pine-oak forests

Description (English)

Mixed forest stands of Quercus robur, Populus tremula, Pinus sylvestris, Betula pendula, Betula pubescens, characteristic of podsols and gley soils with high water table, within the range of the "Pino-Quercetum"; they have an impoverished species composition with little representation of the Querco-Fagetea and no thermophilous species; common or characteristic are Juniperus communis, Frangula alnus, Vaccinium myrtillus, Trientalis europaea, Lysimachia vulgaris, Maianthemum bifolium, Luzula pilosa, Calamagrostis canescens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G4.7112

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Flowering Plants Calamagrostis canescens
Flowering Plants Frangula alnus
Conifers Juniperus communis
Flowering Plants Luzula pilosa
Flowering Plants Lysimachia vulgaris
Flowering Plants Maianthemum bifolium
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Populus tremula
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Trientalis europaea
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants
Calamagrostis canescens Flowering Plants
Frangula alnus Flowering Plants
Juniperus communis Conifers
Luzula pilosa Flowering Plants
Lysimachia vulgaris Flowering Plants
Maianthemum bifolium Flowering Plants
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Populus tremula Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Trientalis europaea Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.5812 Northeastern aspen pine-oak forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G4.7112 Northeastern aspen pine-oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G4.7112 Northeastern aspen pine-oak forests same
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