Thracian Quercus frainetto - Quercus cerris forests

Description (English)

Mostly fragmentary forests of the northern Thracian plain, its isolated hills and the fringing foothills of the Balkan Range, the eastern Rhodopes and the northwestern Stranja dominated by Quercus frainetto or sometimes Quercus cerris, accompanied by Carpinus orientalis, Crataegus monogyna and a thermophile, sub-Mediterranean cortège that includes Physospermum cornubiense, Lathyrus niger, Lychnis coronaria, Heptaptera triquetra.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-96A11

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Heptaptera triquetra
Flowering Plants Lathyrus niger
Flowering Plants Lychnis coronaria
Flowering Plants Physospermum cornubiense
Flowering Plants Quercus cerris
Flowering Plants Quercus frainetto
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Heptaptera triquetra Flowering Plants
Lathyrus niger Flowering Plants
Lychnis coronaria Flowering Plants
Physospermum cornubiense Flowering Plants
Quercus cerris Flowering Plants
Quercus frainetto 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) G1.76A11 Thracian Quercus frainetto-Quercus cerris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.76A11 Thracian Quercus frainetto-Quercus cerris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.76A11 Thracian Quercus frainetto-Quercus cerris forests same
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