Fraxinus - Alnus forests of slow rivers

Description (English)

Eastern, central and, locally, western European Fraxinus excelsior-Alnus glutinosa woods of valleys of lowland slow and even-flowing rivers, with a rich undergrowth of tall herbs and shrubs.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-213

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa 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) G1.213 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of slow rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.213 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of slow rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.213 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of slow rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.213 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of slow rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.213 Fraxinus - Alnus woods of slow rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.213 Fraxinus-Alnus woods of slow rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.413 Ash-alder woods of slow rivers same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.33 Ash-alder woods of slow rivers same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.33 Ash-alder woods of slow rivers same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 44.33   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 44.33   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 44.33   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 44.33   same
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