Moesian oriental hornbeam thickets

Description (English)

Shrub communities dominated, or co-dominated, by Carpinus orientalis, often rich in Syringa vulgaris, Cotinus coggygria and other characteristically Moesian shrubs, of warm foothill slopes of the Southern and Eastern Carpathians, the Balkan Range, the Moeso-Macedonian Mountains, the Rhodope Mountains, the Pelagonides, and neighbouring regions, within the geographical range of Quercion frainetto, Fagion moesiacum, Fagion dacicum, and, locally, Ostryo-Carpinion forests.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-5731

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Cotinus coggygria
Flowering Plants Syringa vulgaris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Cotinus coggygria Flowering Plants
Syringa vulgaris 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) F3.2431 Moesian oriental hornbeam thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.2431 Moesian oriental hornbeam thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.2431 Moesian oriental hornbeam thickets same
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