Sedge ash-alder forests

Description (English)

Formations of Fraxinus excelsior and Alnus glutinosa of sub-Atlantic and subcontinental middle Europe, distributed in western Europe, in northern, Central and Eastern Europe, extending south in Central Europe to the confines of the Fagion sylvaticum, Fagion illyricum and Carpinion illyricum zones, with an abundance of Carex remota, Carex strigosa, Carex pendula, Carex sylvatica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-2111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Carex pendula
Flowering Plants Carex remota
Flowering Plants Carex strigosa
Flowering Plants Carex sylvatica
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Carex pendula Flowering Plants
Carex remota Flowering Plants
Carex strigosa Flowering Plants
Carex sylvatica Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior 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) G1.2111 Sedge ash-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.2111 Sedge ash-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.2111 Sedge ash-alder woods same
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