Sub-boreal swamp alder forests

Description (English)

Mesotrophic and meso-eutrophic Alnus glutinosa or Alnus glutinosa-Alnus incana swamp woods of northeastern Poland, the Baltic states, Fennoscandia, the northern Sarmatic region and Siberia, with Calamagrostis canescens, Athyrium filix-femina, Cardamine amara, Filipendula ulmaria, Lysimachia thyrsiflora, Carex elongata, Carex remota, Brachythecium rivulare, Calliergon cordifolium, Climacium dendroides, Thuidium tamariscinum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-5114

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Athyrium filix-femina
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Alnus incana
Flowering Plants Calamagrostis canescens
Flowering Plants Cardamine amara
Flowering Plants Carex elongata
Flowering Plants Carex remota
Flowering Plants Filipendula ulmaria
Flowering Plants Lysimachia thyrsiflora
Mosses & Liverworts Brachythecium rivulare
Mosses & Liverworts Calliergon cordifolium
Mosses & Liverworts Climacium dendroides
Mosses & Liverworts Thuidium tamariscinum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Athyrium filix-femina Ferns
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Alnus incana Flowering Plants
Calamagrostis canescens Flowering Plants
Cardamine amara Flowering Plants
Carex elongata Flowering Plants
Carex remota Flowering Plants
Filipendula ulmaria Flowering Plants
Lysimachia thyrsiflora Flowering Plants
Brachythecium rivulare Mosses & Liverworts
Calliergon cordifolium Mosses & Liverworts
Climacium dendroides Mosses & Liverworts
Thuidium tamariscinum Mosses & Liverworts

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) G1.4114 Sub-boreal swamp alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.4114 Sub-boreal swamp alder woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.4114 Sub-boreal swamp alder woods same
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