Central Hercynian dyer's greenweed oak forests

Description (English)

Acidophilous Quercus petraea forests of the collinar and submontane levels of siliceous slopes of the Swabian and Franconian Jura, of the Swabo-Bavarian and Franconian plateaux, of the southern German Hercynian hills, east of the Black Forest-Spessart line and west of the Bayerischerwald, and of the hills of Upper Austria, forming a western group of communities within the dyer's greenweed forest complex, characterized, in particular, by the importance in the herb layer of sub-Atlantic indicators, among which Lathyrus linifolius, Hypericum pulchrum, various Hieracium spp., Melampyrum pratense or Teucrium scorodonia, Holcus mollis. Luzula luzuloides, Genista germanica, Genista tinctoria, Chamaespartium sagittale, Deschampsia flexuosa, Campanula rotundifolia, Campanula persicifolia are characteristic or abundant constituents of the undergrowth.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-B7121

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Campanula persicifolia
Flowering Plants Campanula rotundifolia
Flowering Plants Chamaespartium sagittale
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Genista germanica
Flowering Plants Genista tinctoria
Flowering Plants Holcus mollis
Flowering Plants Hypericum pulchrum
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Flowering Plants Melampyrum pratense
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Teucrium scorodonia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Campanula persicifolia Flowering Plants
Campanula rotundifolia Flowering Plants
Chamaespartium sagittale Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Genista germanica Flowering Plants
Genista tinctoria Flowering Plants
Holcus mollis Flowering Plants
Hypericum pulchrum Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Melampyrum pratense Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Teucrium scorodonia 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) G1.87121 Central Hercynian dyer's greenweed oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.87121 Central Hercynian dyer's greenweed oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.87121 Central Hercynian dyer's greenweed oak forests same
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