Cantabrian acidophilous oak forests

Description (English)

Cantabrian and peri-Cantabrian acidophilous Quercus robur or Quercus petraea forests, sometimes rich in Betula celtiberica, Quercus pyrenaica or Castanea sativa, with Teucrium scorodonia, Blechnum spicant, Lonicera periclymenum, Deschampsia flexuosa, Veronica officinalis, Hypericum pulchrum, Lathyrus montanus, Melampyrum pratense, Euphorbia dulcis, Euphorbia amygdaloides, Stellaria holostea, Oxalis acetosella, Pteridium aquilinum, Dryopteris dilatata, Dryopteris affinis, Dryopteris aemula, Oreopteris limbosperma, Polypodium vulgare, Ulex europaeus, Ulex gallii, Vaccinium myrtillus, Daboecia cantabrica, Erica cinerea, Erica vagans.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-B62

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula celtiberica
Ferns Blechnum spicant
Flowering Plants Castanea sativa
Flowering Plants Daboecia cantabrica
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Ferns Dryopteris aemula
Ferns Dryopteris affinis
Ferns Dryopteris dilatata
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Erica vagans
Flowering Plants Euphorbia amygdaloides
Flowering Plants Euphorbia dulcis
Flowering Plants Hypericum pulchrum
Flowering Plants Lathyrus montanus
Flowering Plants Lonicera periclymenum
Flowering Plants Melampyrum pratense
Ferns Oreopteris limbosperma
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Ferns Polypodium vulgare
Ferns Pteridium aquilinum
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus pyrenaica
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Stellaria holostea
Flowering Plants Teucrium scorodonia
Flowering Plants Ulex europaeus
Flowering Plants Ulex gallii
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Veronica officinalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula celtiberica Flowering Plants
Blechnum spicant Ferns
Castanea sativa Flowering Plants
Daboecia cantabrica Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Dryopteris aemula Ferns
Dryopteris affinis Ferns
Dryopteris dilatata Ferns
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Erica vagans Flowering Plants
Euphorbia amygdaloides Flowering Plants
Euphorbia dulcis Flowering Plants
Hypericum pulchrum Flowering Plants
Lathyrus montanus Flowering Plants
Lonicera periclymenum Flowering Plants
Melampyrum pratense Flowering Plants
Oreopteris limbosperma Ferns
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Polypodium vulgare Ferns
Pteridium aquilinum Ferns
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus pyrenaica Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Stellaria holostea Flowering Plants
Teucrium scorodonia Flowering Plants
Ulex europaeus Flowering Plants
Ulex gallii Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Veronica officinalis 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) G1.862 Cantabrian acidophilous oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.862 Cantabrian acidophilous oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.862 Cantabrian acidophilous oak forests same
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