Middle European Salix alba forests

Description (English)

Arborescent galleries of tall Salix alba, Salix fragilis and Salix x rubens, with, in the east, Populus nigra, developed on ground submitted to a regular regime of inundation along western Eurasian nemoral lowland, hill or submontane rivers, including those of the British Isles, of nemoral Western Europe, south to Euro-Siberian Iberia, of Central Europe, within the range of medio-European, Illyrian, Dacian and Getic deciduous forests, north to the Baltic States, south to the lower and middle courses of rivers of the Alpine, northern Dinaric and Carpathian periphery, of Eastern Europe in the upper basin of the Dniepr system, in particular the basins of the Prypiat, the Berezina, the Dniepr, the Desna, the upper basin of the Don and the Khoper, the upper basin of the Volga system, in particular the basins of the Oka, the Tana, the Volga, the Kama, the Bielaia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Populus nigra
Flowering Plants Salix alba
Flowering Plants Salix fragilis
Flowering Plants Salix x rubens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Populus nigra Flowering Plants
Salix alba Flowering Plants
Salix fragilis Flowering Plants
Salix x rubens 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) G1.111 Middle European Salix alba forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.111 Middle European Salix alba forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.111 Middle European Salix alba forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.111 Middle European Salix alba forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.111 Middle European Salix alba forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.113 Middle European Salix alba forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.113 Middle European white willow forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.13 Middle European white willow forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.13 Middle European white willow forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 44.13   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 44.13   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 44.13   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 44.13   same
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