Sarmatic ash-alder woods

English name: Sarmatic ash-alder woods

Description (English)

Riverine forests of slow and even-flowing, large or small, lowland streams of Sarmatic Eastern Europe, in the basins of the Dniepr, the Don and the Volga-Kama, dominated by Fraxinus excelsior and Alnus glutinosa, with Prunus padus, sometimes with Betula spp. and Picea abies, with a rich undergrowth of tall herbs and shrubs, including Urtica dioica, Filipendula ulmaria, Lysimachia vulgaris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.2135
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

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Filipendula ulmaria
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Lysimachia vulgaris
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Prunus padus
Flowering Plants Urtica dioica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Filipendula ulmaria Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Lysimachia vulgaris Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Prunus padus Flowering Plants
Urtica dioica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.335 Sarmatic 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 G1.2135 Sarmatic ash-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.2135 Sarmatic ash-alder woods same
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