Moravian serpentine oak woods

English name: Moravian serpentine oak woods

Description (English)

Xero-thermophile oak woods of serpentines of the middle Jihlava Valley of southwestern Moravia, dominated by Quercus petraea and Pinus sylvestris with well developed shrub and field layers; the former comprises, in particular, Prunus mahaleb and Berberis vulgaris, the latter species of thermophilous oak forests and forest edges, species of dry grasslands, in particular, Carex humilis, Festuca pallens and Koeleria macrantha, serpentinophilous ferns, notably Asplenium cuneifolium.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.7A116
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

Ferns Asplenium cuneifolium
Flowering Plants Berberis vulgaris
Flowering Plants Carex humilis
Flowering Plants Festuca pallens
Flowering Plants Koeleria macrantha
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Prunus mahaleb
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asplenium cuneifolium Ferns
Berberis vulgaris Flowering Plants
Carex humilis Flowering Plants
Festuca pallens Flowering Plants
Koeleria macrantha Flowering Plants
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Prunus mahaleb Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.7A16 Moravian serpentine oak woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.7A116 Moravian serpentine oak woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.7A116 Moravian serpentine oak woods same
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