Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain woods

English name: Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain woods

Description (English)

Riverine forests of slow, often small, lowland streams of northeastern Central Europe and northwestern Sarmatic Eastern Europe, east to the upper reaches of the Vistula, Neman, Dvina and other Baltic river basins, in eastern Poland, northern and western Belarus and the Baltic States, dominated by Fraxinus excelsior and Alnus glutinosa, sometimes with Betula spp. and Picea abies.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.2134
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

Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.334 Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.2134 Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.2134 Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain woods same
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