Fraxinus - Alnus forests of rivulets and springs

Description (English)

Fraxinus excelsior-Alnus glutinosa formations of springs and small streams of Atlantic, sub-Atlantic and subcontinental middle Europe, usually dominated by ashes, with Carex remota, Carex pendula, Carex strigosa, Equisetum telmateia, Rumex sanguineus, Lysimachia nemorum, Cardamine amara, Chrysosplenium oppositifolium, Chrysosplenium alternifolium, Impatiens noli-tangere, Ribes rubrum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-211

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Cardamine amara
Flowering Plants Carex pendula
Flowering Plants Carex remota
Flowering Plants Carex strigosa
Flowering Plants Chrysosplenium alternifolium
Flowering Plants Chrysosplenium oppositifolium
Ferns Equisetum telmateia
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Impatiens noli-tangere
Flowering Plants Lysimachia nemorum
Flowering Plants Ribes rubrum
Flowering Plants Rumex sanguineus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Cardamine amara Flowering Plants
Carex pendula Flowering Plants
Carex remota Flowering Plants
Carex strigosa Flowering Plants
Chrysosplenium alternifolium Flowering Plants
Chrysosplenium oppositifolium Flowering Plants
Equisetum telmateia Ferns
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Impatiens noli-tangere Flowering Plants
Lysimachia nemorum Flowering Plants
Ribes rubrum Flowering Plants
Rumex sanguineus 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) G1.211 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of rivulets and springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.211 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of rivulets and springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.211 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of rivulets and springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.211 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of rivulets and springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.211 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of rivulets and springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.211 Fraxinus-Alnus woods of rivulets and springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.411 Ash-alder woods of rivulets and springs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.31 Ash-alder woods of rivulets and springs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.31 Ash-alder woods of rivulets and springs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 44.31   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 44.31   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 44.31   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 44.31   same
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