Dacian Symphytum Fagus forests

Description (English)

Fagus sylvatica, Fagus sylvatica-Abies alba and Fagus sylvatica-Abies alba-Picea abies forests of the Romanian, Ukrainian and eastern Serbian Carpathians and pre-Carpathian hills accompanied by a cortège of typical Fagetalia species supplemented by regional Dacian elements, including Symphytum cordatum, Cardamine glanduligera (Dentaria glandulosa), Ranunculus carpaticus, Pulmonaria rubra, Aconitum moldavicum, Hepatica transsilvanica, Silene heuffelii, Ranunculus carpaticus, Euphorbia carniolica, Crocus heuffelianus, Aremonia agrimonoides, Festuca drymeja, widely distributed in all mountains and high hills of the region on neutral, basicline and sometimes acidocline substrates. Fagus orientalis and Fagus taurica may locally enter the canopy in sub-Carpathic ranges of Moldavia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-7B11

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Aconitum moldavicum
Flowering Plants Aremonia agrimonoides
Flowering Plants Cardamine glanduligera
Flowering Plants Crocus heuffelianus
Flowering Plants Dentaria glandulosa
Flowering Plants Euphorbia carniolica
Flowering Plants Fagus orientalis
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Fagus taurica
Flowering Plants Festuca drymeja
Flowering Plants Hepatica transsilvanica
Flowering Plants Pulmonaria rubra
Flowering Plants Ranunculus carpaticus
Flowering Plants Silene heuffelii
Flowering Plants Symphytum cordatum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Picea abies Conifers
Aconitum moldavicum Flowering Plants
Aremonia agrimonoides Flowering Plants
Cardamine glanduligera Flowering Plants
Crocus heuffelianus Flowering Plants
Dentaria glandulosa Flowering Plants
Euphorbia carniolica Flowering Plants
Fagus orientalis Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Fagus taurica Flowering Plants
Festuca drymeja Flowering Plants
Hepatica transsilvanica Flowering Plants
Pulmonaria rubra Flowering Plants
Ranunculus carpaticus Flowering Plants
Silene heuffelii Flowering Plants
Symphytum cordatum 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) G1.6D21 Dacian Symphytum beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6D21 Dacian Symphytum beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6D21 Dacian Symphytum beech forests same
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