British sessile oak forests

Description (English)

Acidophilous Quercus petraea woods of western Britain, mostly found in Scotland, Cumbria, Wales and southwestern England, with a few outliers in northern England, in particular in Yorkshire.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-B32

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
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) G1.832 British sessile oak woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.832 British sessile oak woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.832 British sessile oak woods same
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