Carpathian rowan birch woods

English name: Carpathian rowan birch woods

Description (English)

Betula pendula-dominated woods of the upper montane level of the Southern Carpathians and the Eastern Carpathians, on superficial brown acid soils of steep slopes in the zone of mixed spruce forests, rich in Sorbus aucuparia and accompanied by Picea abies, Oxalis acetosella, Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Pulmonaria rubra, Salix silesiaca, Calamagrostis arundinacea and some Fagetalia species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.91361

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Calamagrostis arundinacea
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Pulmonaria rubra
Flowering Plants Salix silesiaca
Flowering Plants Sorbus aucuparia
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Calamagrostis arundinacea Flowering Plants
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Pulmonaria rubra Flowering Plants
Salix silesiaca Flowering Plants
Sorbus aucuparia Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium vitis-idaea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.B361 Carpathian rowan birch woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.91361 Carpathian rowan birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.91361 Carpathian rowan birch woods same
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