Atlantic greater tussock-sedge alder forests

Description (English)

Eutrophic and mesotrophic alder woods of Atlantic Europe, distributed in the British Isles, western France, locally, northwestern Germany, poor in Carex elongata, and harbouring, in particular, Oenanthe crocata, Osmunda regalis, Carex laevigata, Scutellaria minor. They include all meso-eutrophic alder swamp woods of the British Isles and western France, as well as the less eutrophic woods of the zone of transition between the main range of this unit and the more continental range of unit G1.4112.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-5111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Osmunda regalis
Flowering Plants Carex elongata
Flowering Plants Carex laevigata
Flowering Plants Oenanthe crocata
Flowering Plants Scutellaria minor
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Osmunda regalis Ferns
Carex elongata Flowering Plants
Carex laevigata Flowering Plants
Oenanthe crocata Flowering Plants
Scutellaria 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) G1.4111 Atlantic greater tussock-sedge alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.4111 Atlantic greater tussock-sedge alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.4111 Atlantic greater tussock-sedge alder woods same
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