Provenço-Languedocian poplar galleries

Description (English)

Riparian gallery forests lining water courses and other water bodies of Provence and Languedoc, in particular the rivers of the Mediterranean periphery of the Pyrenees, the Languedocian rivers draining the Causses and the southern Central Massif, the Rhone and Durance systems, especially the Camargue, the Verdon, the Var, with Populus alba, Populus nigra, Ulmus minor, Fraxinus angustifolia (locally accompanied by Fraxinus excelsior), Acer negundo, Acer campestre, Acer platanoides, Celtis australis, Quercus pubescens, Alnus glutinosa, and an undergrowth with Cornus sanguinea, Rubus caesius, Sambucus nigra, Vitis vinifera ssp. sylvestris, Bryonia cretica, Humulus lupulus, Rubia peregrina, Solanum dulcamara, Alliaria petiolata, Cucubalus baccifer, Saponaria officinalis, Iris foetidissima, Arum italicum, Brachypodium sylvaticum, Carex pendula; Celtis australis may form facies locally (e.g. Est‚rel).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-422

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Acer negundo
Flowering Plants Acer platanoides
Flowering Plants Alliaria petiolata
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Arum italicum
Flowering Plants Brachypodium sylvaticum
Flowering Plants Bryonia cretica
Flowering Plants Carex pendula
Flowering Plants Celtis australis
Flowering Plants Cornus sanguinea
Flowering Plants Cucubalus baccifer
Flowering Plants Fraxinus angustifolia
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Humulus lupulus
Flowering Plants Iris foetidissima
Flowering Plants Populus alba
Flowering Plants Populus nigra
Flowering Plants Quercus pubescens
Flowering Plants Rubia peregrina
Flowering Plants Rubus caesius
Flowering Plants Sambucus nigra
Flowering Plants Saponaria officinalis
Flowering Plants Solanum dulcamara
Flowering Plants Ulmus minor
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Acer negundo Flowering Plants
Acer platanoides Flowering Plants
Alliaria petiolata Flowering Plants
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Arum italicum Flowering Plants
Brachypodium sylvaticum Flowering Plants
Bryonia cretica Flowering Plants
Carex pendula Flowering Plants
Celtis australis Flowering Plants
Cornus sanguinea Flowering Plants
Cucubalus baccifer Flowering Plants
Fraxinus angustifolia Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Humulus lupulus Flowering Plants
Iris foetidissima Flowering Plants
Populus alba Flowering Plants
Populus nigra Flowering Plants
Quercus pubescens Flowering Plants
Rubia peregrina Flowering Plants
Rubus caesius Flowering Plants
Sambucus nigra Flowering Plants
Saponaria officinalis Flowering Plants
Solanum dulcamara 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) G1.312 Provenço-Languedocian poplar galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.312 Provenço-Languedocian poplar galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.312 Provenço-Languedocian poplar galleries same
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