Alder buckthorn, rowan, honeysuckle thickets

Description (English)

Atlantic deciduous thickets of poor soils of Western Europe and western and northern Central Europe dominated by Frangula alnus, Sorbus aucuparia, Lonicera periclymenum or other shrubs, with the exception of brambles (genus Rubus), included in unit F3.13, or of brooms (genus Cytisus), gorse (Ulex europaeus), hazel (Corylus avellana), bracken (Pteridium aquilinum), separately covered in units F3.14, F3.15, F3.171, E5.31, respectively.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-532

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Flowering Plants Frangula alnus
Flowering Plants Lonicera periclymenum
Ferns Pteridium aquilinum
Flowering Plants Sorbus aucuparia
Flowering Plants Ulex europaeus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Corylus avellana Flowering Plants
Frangula alnus Flowering Plants
Lonicera periclymenum Flowering Plants
Pteridium aquilinum Ferns
Sorbus aucuparia Flowering Plants
Ulex europaeus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F3.132 Alder buckthorn, rowan, honeysuckle thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.132 Alder buckthorn, rowan, honeysuckle thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.132 Alder buckthorn, rowan, honeysuckle thickets same
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