Northern Italic Quercus pubescens forests

Description (English)

Forests of Quercus pubescens ssp. pubescens, Fraxinus ornus, Ostrya carpinifolia, Carpinus betulus, and, locally, Carpinus orientalis, occupying the lower supra-Mediterranean (100-500 metres) level of the central and northern Apennines, the Ligurian ranges and the Alpine foothills of Italy, with local impoverished irradiations to the upper supra-Mediterranean level on calcareous soils.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-931

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
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

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) G1.731 Northern Italic Quercus pubescens woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.731 Northern Italic Quercus pubescens woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.731 Northern Italic Quercus pubescens woods same
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