Iberian poplar galleries

Description (English)

Riparian poplar galleries on inundatable eutrophic soils with permanent hydromorphy of the Iberian range, the Castilian plateau, the Ebro basin, the Mediterranean Iberian east, the great Baetic rivers, with Populus alba, Populus nigra, arborescent willows (Salix neotricha, Salix alba, Salix fragilis, Salix atrocinerea), Fraxinus angustifolia, Ulmus minor and Celtis australis. The naturalised madder, Rubia tinctorum, grows in the shade of the eastern and central formations, the Atlantic Salix atrocinerea is an important component of the formations of the central Meseta, the Montes de Toledo and western Andalusia, and Nerium oleander penetrates the most thermophilous western Andalusian formations.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-421

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Celtis australis
Flowering Plants Fraxinus angustifolia
Flowering Plants Nerium oleander
Flowering Plants Populus alba
Flowering Plants Populus nigra
Flowering Plants Salix alba
Flowering Plants Salix atrocinerea
Flowering Plants Salix fragilis
Flowering Plants Salix neotricha
Flowering Plants Ulmus minor
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Celtis australis Flowering Plants
Fraxinus angustifolia Flowering Plants
Nerium oleander Flowering Plants
Populus alba Flowering Plants
Populus nigra Flowering Plants
Salix alba Flowering Plants
Salix atrocinerea Flowering Plants
Salix fragilis Flowering Plants
Salix neotricha 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) G1.311 Iberian poplar galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.311 Iberian poplar galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.311 Iberian poplar galleries same
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