Boreal Alnus incana forests

Description (English)

Non-riparian, non-marshy formations of the boreal zone of the Palaearctic region dominated by Alnus incana, appearing, in particular, as first recolonisation stage on rich damp soils of central and northern Fennoscandia. They are related to the alder woods of unit G1.123 and have a similar composition.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-222

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus incana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus incana 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.B32 Boreal Alnus incana woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.B32 Boreal Alnus incana woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.B32 Boreal Alnus incana woods same
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