Atlantic acidophilous Fagus forests

Description (English)

Fagus sylvatica or Fagus sylvatica-Quercus spp. forests developed on acid soils of the Atlantic domaine of Western Europe, differing from the forests of unit G1.61 by, in particular, the absence of Luzula luzuloides and a greater abundance of Ilex aquifolium. They may also contain Taxus baccata.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-82

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Ilex aquifolium
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Conifers Taxus baccata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Ilex aquifolium Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Taxus baccata Conifers

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) G1.62 Atlantic acidophilous Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.62 Atlantic acidophilous Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.62 Atlantic acidophilous Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.62 Atlantic acidophilous Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.62 Atlantic acidophilous Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.62 Atlantic acidophilous Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.72 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.12 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.12 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.12   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.12   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.12   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.12   same
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