East European swamp alder forests

Description (English)

Mesotrophic and meso-eutrophic Alnus glutinosa swamp woods of subcontinental and continental regions of eastern Europe, from Mazuria and Masovia east to Bashkiria, often rich in Carex elongata, Ribes nigrum, Sphagnum spp., Dryopteris cristata; in the Sarmatic region, they may occupy extensive areas of nutrient-rich swamps, in particular in the Pripyat area.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-5113

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Carex elongata
Ferns Dryopteris cristata
Flowering Plants Ribes nigrum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Carex elongata Flowering Plants
Dryopteris cristata Ferns
Ribes nigrum 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) G1.4113 East European swamp alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.4113 East European swamp alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.4113 East European swamp alder woods same
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