Western European white willow forests

Description (English)

Arborescent galleries of tall Salix alba, Salix fragilis and Salix x rubens, lining lowland, hill or submontane rivers of Atlantic and sub-Atlantic middle Europe, outside of the main native range of Populus nigra, which may nevertheless appear sporadically, or as a naturalised alien.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-1111

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) G1.1111 Western European white willow forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.1111 Western European white willow forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.1111 Western European white willow forests same
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100