Great horsetail ash-alder woods

English name: Great horsetail ash-alder woods

Description (English)

Fraxinus excelsior-Alnus glutinosa woods of calcareous inundated substrates adjacent to streams and springs of Great Britain and middle Europe, characterized by an abundant herb layer dominated by Equisetum telmateia and rich in mosses.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.2115
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.21)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Equisetum telmateia
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Equisetum telmateia Ferns
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.315 Great horsetail ash-alder woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.2115 Great horsetail ash-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.2115 Great horsetail ash-alder woods same
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