Balkan Range thermophile Fagus forests

Description (English)

Fagus moesiaca forests of the Balkan Range, mostly developed on warm slopes or shallow soils in which the beech is accompanied by thermophilous trees or shrubs, often of Illyrian origin, such as Corylus colurna, Acer hyrcanum, Fraxinus ornus, Ostrya carpinifolia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-7733

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer hyrcanum
Flowering Plants Corylus colurna
Flowering Plants Fagus moesiaca
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Ostrya carpinifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer hyrcanum Flowering Plants
Corylus colurna Flowering Plants
Fagus moesiaca Flowering Plants
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) G1.6934 Balkan Range thermophile beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6934 Balkan Range thermophile beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6934 Balkan Range thermophile beech forests same
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