Western sub-Pannonic collinar woodrush Fagus forests

Description (English)

Acidophilous Fagus sylvatica forests of the eastern Alpine periphery, in the hills of western Transdanubia, with a canopy that sometimes contains Castanea sativa, a generally poorly developed shrub layer, an herb layer rich in Cyclamen purpurascens, Deschampsia flexuosa, Hieracium silvaticum, Melampyrum pratense, Vaccinium myrtillus, Calluna vulgaris, Calamagrostis arundinacea, Galium rotundifolium and a moss cover generally rich in Dicranum scoparium with an abundance of Leucobryum glaucum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-8114

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calamagrostis arundinacea
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Castanea sativa
Flowering Plants Cyclamen purpurascens
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Mosses & Liverworts Dicranum scoparium
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Galium rotundifolium
Flowering Plants Hieracium silvaticum
Mosses & Liverworts Leucobryum glaucum
Flowering Plants Melampyrum pratense
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calamagrostis arundinacea Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Castanea sativa Flowering Plants
Cyclamen purpurascens Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Dicranum scoparium Mosses & Liverworts
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Galium rotundifolium Flowering Plants
Hieracium silvaticum Flowering Plants
Leucobryum glaucum Mosses & Liverworts
Melampyrum pratense Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus 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) G1.6114 Western sub-Pannonic collinar woodrush beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6114 Western sub-Pannonic collinar woodrush beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6114 Western sub-Pannonic collinar woodrush beech forests same
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