Peri-Rhodopide Grecian juniper woods

English name: Peri-Rhodopide Grecian juniper woods

Description (English)

Woods of Juniperus excelsa, of the western and northern periphery of the Rhodope Mountains, localized in the southwestern Bulgarian Struma trough, and in the northern foothills of the central Rhodope mountains near Krichim and Bachkovo, usually open, with deciduous forest elements including Fraxinus ornus, Pistacia terebinthus, Carpinus orientalis, sometimes Quercus pubescens, and many Mediterranean species, such as Phillyrea latifolia, Asparagus acutifolius, Lonicera etrusca, Achnatherum bromoides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.932
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.9)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achnatherum bromoides
Flowering Plants Asparagus acutifolius
Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Conifers Juniperus excelsa
Flowering Plants Lonicera etrusca
Flowering Plants Phillyrea latifolia
Flowering Plants Pistacia terebinthus
Flowering Plants Quercus pubescens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achnatherum bromoides Flowering Plants
Asparagus acutifolius Flowering Plants
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Juniperus excelsa Conifers
Lonicera etrusca Flowering Plants
Phillyrea latifolia Flowering Plants
Pistacia terebinthus Flowering Plants
Quercus pubescens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.A32 Peri-Rhodopide Grecian juniper woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.932 Peri-Rhodopide Grecian juniper woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.932 Peri-Rhodopide Grecian juniper woods same
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