Helleno-Balkanic ash-oak-alder forests

Description (English)

Mixed riverine forests of Pontic and sub-Mediterranean regions of the Balkan and Hellenic peninsulas, in particular, the Mauries forest of northern Greece, the riverine forests of the Maritsa and the Tundzha, the longos forests of coastal Bulgaria, and riverine forests of the sub-Mediterranean Dinaride system, usually dominated by Quercus robur and/or Fraxinus angustifolia, with varying admixtures of Ulmus minor, Ulmus laevis, Carpinus betulus, Acer campestre, Alnus glutinosa, Fraxinus excelsior, Salix alba, Populus alba.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-3132

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Fraxinus angustifolia
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Populus alba
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Salix alba
Flowering Plants Ulmus laevis
Flowering Plants Ulmus minor
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Fraxinus angustifolia Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Populus alba Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Salix alba Flowering Plants
Ulmus laevis Flowering Plants
Ulmus minor 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) G1.2232 Helleno-Balkanic ash-oak-alder forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.2232 Helleno-Balkanic ash-oak-alder forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.2232 Helleno-Balkanic ash-oak-alder forests same
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