Pre-Alpine hop-hornbeam Fagus forests

Description (English)

Thermophile calcicolous forests rich in Ostrya carpinifolia and Fraxinus ornus of the submontane level of the Ligurian and Gardesian southern pre-Alps, mostly reduced to tall coppice, related to the forests of unit G1.6C321, but with a weakened Illyrian character and a strong dealpine element.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-753

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Ostrya carpinifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Ostrya carpinifolia 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) G1.676 Pre-Alpine hop-hornbeam beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.676 Pre-Alpine hop-hornbeam beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.676 Pre-Alpine hop-hornbeam beech forests same
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