Cabbage thistle ash-alder forests

Description (English)

Fraxinus excelsior-Alnus glutinosa woods of Atlantic, sub-Atlantic and subcontinental middle Europe, with an understorey rich in tall herbs, in particular, in sub-Atlantic areas, the tall Cirsium oleraceum and Eupatorium cannabinum and usually Carex acutiformis; these constitute a transition towards unit G1.2132

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-2113

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Carex acutiformis
Flowering Plants Cirsium oleraceum
Flowering Plants Eupatorium cannabinum
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Carex acutiformis Flowering Plants
Cirsium oleraceum Flowering Plants
Eupatorium cannabinum 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) G1.2113 Cabbage thistle ash-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.2113 Cabbage thistle ash-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.2113 Cabbage thistle ash-alder woods same
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