Moesio-Danubian mixed oak Quercus frainetto forests

English name: Moesio-Danubian mixed oak Quercus frainetto forests

Description (English)

Meso-xerophile, neutrophile mixed oak forests of Quercus frainetto, accompanied by some Quercus dalechampii, Quercus polycarpa, Quercus pubescens, Quercus virgiliana, Fraxinus ornus, Carpinus orientalis, Tilia tomentosa in the tree layer, Cornus mas, Cotinus coggygria in the shrub layer and many sub-Mediterranean species, including Paeonia peregrina, Mercurialis ovata, Piptatherum virescens, Lychnis coronaria, in the herb layer, limited to small insular surfaces in the lower Danube valley of Bulgaria and in the Romanian Dobrogea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.76813
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.7)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Cornus mas
Flowering Plants Cotinus coggygria
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Lychnis coronaria
Flowering Plants Mercurialis ovata
Flowering Plants Paeonia peregrina
Flowering Plants Piptatherum virescens
Flowering Plants Quercus dalechampii
Flowering Plants Quercus frainetto
Flowering Plants Quercus polycarpa
Flowering Plants Quercus pubescens
Flowering Plants Quercus virgiliana
Flowering Plants Tilia tomentosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Cornus mas Flowering Plants
Cotinus coggygria Flowering Plants
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Lychnis coronaria Flowering Plants
Mercurialis ovata Flowering Plants
Paeonia peregrina Flowering Plants
Piptatherum virescens Flowering Plants
Quercus dalechampii Flowering Plants
Quercus frainetto Flowering Plants
Quercus polycarpa Flowering Plants
Quercus pubescens Flowering Plants
Quercus virgiliana Flowering Plants
Tilia tomentosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.76813 Moesio-Danubian mixed oak Quercus frainetto forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.76813 Moesio-Danubian mixed oak Quercus frainetto forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.76813 Moesio-Danubian mixed oak Quercus frainetto forests same
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