Atlantic Quercus petraea forests

Description (English)

Acidophilous Quercus petraea woods of the British Isles, with low, low-branched, trees, with many ferns, mosses, lichens and evergreen bushes; the herb layer is formed by the group of Deschampsia flexuosa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-B3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea 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) G1.83 Atlantic Quercus petraea woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.83 Atlantic Quercus petraea woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.83 Atlantic Quercus petraea woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.83 Atlantic Quercus petraea woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.83 British and Irish Quercus petraea woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.83 British and Irish Quercus petraea woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.8F British and Irish sessile oak woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.53 British and Irish sessile oak woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.53 British and Irish sessile oak woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.53   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.53   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.53   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.53   same
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