Eastern Baltic slow river spruce-birch-alder forests

Description (English)

Riverine forests of northeastern Central and northern Eastern Europe, east to the upper reaches of the Vistula, Neman, Dvina and other Baltic river basins, dominated by Alnus glutinosa and Picea abies, with Fraxinus excelsior, Betula pendula, Betula pubescens, Ulmus glabra, Tilia cordata.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-21342

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Tilia cordata
Flowering Plants Ulmus glabra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Picea abies Conifers
Tilia cordata Flowering Plants
Ulmus glabra 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) G1.21342 Eastern Baltic slow river spruce-birch-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.21342 Eastern Baltic slow river spruce-birch-alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.21342 Eastern Baltic slow river spruce-birch-alder woods same
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