Boreal Alnus incana galleries

Description (English)

Alnus incana-dominated galleries and woods of the boreal zone of Fennoscandia and northeastern Europe, southwest to northeastern Poland, developed on nutrient-rich soils of river valleys, lakesides and the shores of the Gulf of Bothnia and the Gulf of Finland, periodically inundated by snow-melt waters or autumn rains, with Betula pubescens, Prunus padus, Valeriana sambucifolia, Anemone nemorosa, Geranium sylvaticum, Geum rivale, Matteuccia struthiopteris, Paris quadrifolia, Silene dioica (Melandrium rubrum), Equisetum pratense.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-123

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus incana
Flowering Plants Anemone nemorosa
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Ferns Equisetum pratense
Flowering Plants Geranium sylvaticum
Flowering Plants Geum rivale
Ferns Matteuccia struthiopteris
Flowering Plants Melandrium rubrum
Flowering Plants Paris quadrifolia
Flowering Plants Prunus padus
Flowering Plants Silene dioica
Flowering Plants Valeriana sambucifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus incana Flowering Plants
Anemone nemorosa Flowering Plants
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants
Equisetum pratense Ferns
Geranium sylvaticum Flowering Plants
Geum rivale Flowering Plants
Matteuccia struthiopteris Ferns
Melandrium rubrum Flowering Plants
Paris quadrifolia Flowering Plants
Prunus padus Flowering Plants
Silene dioica Flowering Plants
Valeriana sambucifolia 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) G1.123 Boreal Alnus incana galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.123 Boreal Alnus incana galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.123 Boreal Alnus incana galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.123 Boreal Alnus incana galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.123 Boreal Alnus incana galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.123 Boreal Alnus incana galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.123 Boreal grey alder galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.23 Boreal grey alder galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.23 Boreal grey alder galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 44.23   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 44.23   same
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