Eastern Quercus pubescens forests

Description (English)

Often varied forests of the supra-Mediterranean (mostly lower supra-Mediterranean), and occasionally meso- or thermo-Mediterranean, levels of Greece, Italy, Dalmatia, the Black Sea coasts and western Asia, in which Quercus pubescens or its allies are the dominant deciduous oaks, usually associated with Ostrya carpinifolia, Carpinus orientalis, Carpinus betulus, Fraxinus ornus and other species; white oak (Quercus pubescens, Quercus virgiliana)-dominated woods, with an Ostryo-Carpinion or Orno-Cotinion cortège, of thermic sub-Mediterranean enclaves within the sub-continental Quercion frainetto and Carpinion illyricum zones of the Balkan peninsula, Pannonia and the southern Carpathians.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-93

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Ostrya carpinifolia
Flowering Plants Quercus pubescens
Flowering Plants Quercus virgiliana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Ostrya carpinifolia Flowering Plants
Quercus pubescens Flowering Plants
Quercus virgiliana 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) G1.73 Eastern Quercus pubescens woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.73 Eastern Quercus pubescens woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.73 Eastern Quercus pubescens woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.73 Eastern Quercus pubescens woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.73 Eastern Quercus pubescens woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.73 Eastern Quercus pubescens woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.923 Eastern white oak woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.73 Eastern white oak woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.73 Eastern white oak woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.73   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.73   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.73   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.73   same
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