Fraxinus - Alnus forests of fast-flowing rivers

Description (English)

Fraxinus excelsior-Alnus glutinosa woods of Atlantic, sub-Atlantic and subcontinental middle Europe, with a wetter soil occupied by Cardamine amara and Chrysosplenium spp., and often by Impatiens noli-tangere.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-2112

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Cardamine amara
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Impatiens noli-tangere
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Cardamine amara Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Impatiens noli-tangere 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) G1.2112 Fontinal ash-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.2112 Fontinal ash-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.2112 Fontinal ash-alder woods same
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