Montane hop-hornbeam woods

English name: Montane hop-hornbeam woods

Description (English)

Ostrya carpinifolia-dominated woods of the montane Fagion medio-europaeum, Fagion illyricum, Fagion moesiacum, Fagion dacicum, Fagion hellenicum, developed at the upper limit of the altitudinal range of the forests of units G1.7C12 or G1.7C14, with an accompanying flora usually formed by a combination of beech forest and thermophilous oak forest species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.7C13
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 Ostrya carpinifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ostrya carpinifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.813 Montane hop-hornbeam woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.7C13 Montane hop-hornbeam woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.7C13 Montane hop-hornbeam woods same
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