Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain forests

Description (English)

Riverine forests of slow, often small, lowland streams of northeastern Central Europe and northwestern Sarmatic Eastern Europe, east to the upper reaches of the Vistula, Neman, Dvina and other Baltic river basins, in eastern Poland, northern and western Belarus and the Baltic States, dominated by Fraxinus excelsior and Alnus glutinosa, sometimes with Betula spp. and Picea abies.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-2134

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Conifers Picea abies
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers

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) G1.2134 Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.2134 Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.2134 Eastern Baltic slow river floodplain woods same
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