Ponto-Sarmatic steppe willow galleries

Description (English)

Riverine woods dominated by Salix alba, Salix fragilis and Populus nigra, of floodplains of rivers of the Pontic and Sarmatic steppes and wooded steppes of southern Eastern Europe, in particular, of the lower Danube, the lower Prut, the lower Dniestr, the lower Dniepr basin, the lower and middle Don and Donetz system, the lower Volga basin, the Kouma and Terek basins.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-1122

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
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Populus nigra Flowering Plants
Salix alba Flowering Plants
Salix fragilis 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) G1.1142 Ponto-Sarmatic steppe willow galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.1142 Ponto-Sarmatic steppe willow galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.1142 Ponto-Sarmatic steppe willow galleries same
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