Pannonic neutrophile montane Fagus forests

Description (English)

Neutrophilous Fagus sylvatica forests of the montane level (700-800 metres) of the northeastern mid-Pannonic Sator, Bükk, Matra, and Börzsöny ranges, sometimes with Fraxinus excelsior, accompanied by a poorly developed shrub layer with Sorbus aucuparia, Sambucus racemosa, Rosa pendulina and a ground layer comprising many tall herbs such as Astrantia major, Aconitum moldavicum, Aconitum variegatum ssp. gracile, Cardamine glandulosa, (Dentaria glandulosa), Polygonatum verticillatum, Lunaria rediviva; species characteristic of collinar beech forests, such as Acer campestre, Quercus cerris, Quercus petraea, Melittis melissophyllum, are absent.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-7153

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Aconitum moldavicum
Flowering Plants Astrantia major
Flowering Plants Dentaria glandulosa
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Lunaria rediviva
Flowering Plants Melittis melissophyllum
Flowering Plants Polygonatum verticillatum
Flowering Plants Quercus cerris
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Rosa pendulina
Flowering Plants Sambucus racemosa
Flowering Plants Sorbus aucuparia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Aconitum moldavicum Flowering Plants
Astrantia major Flowering Plants
Dentaria glandulosa Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Lunaria rediviva Flowering Plants
Melittis melissophyllum Flowering Plants
Polygonatum verticillatum Flowering Plants
Quercus cerris Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Rosa pendulina Flowering Plants
Sambucus racemosa Flowering Plants
Sorbus aucuparia 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) G1.6353 Pannonic neutrophile montane beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6353 Pannonic neutrophile montane beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6353 Pannonic neutrophile montane beech forests same
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