Central European hygrophile acidophilous oak forests

Description (English)

Meso-hygrophile, acidophile Quercus petraea or Quercus robur forests characteristic of the central and eastern range of the Genisto tinctoriae-Quercetum petraeae s.l. greenweed-sessile oak acidophilous forests, in particular within and around the Bohemian Quadrangle and on peri-Pannonic or pre-Carpathian plateaux and low hills of the eastern Carpathian system, with an herb layer often dominated by monospecific swards of social gramineous species, in particular, Molinia arundinacea or Carex brizoides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-B714

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex brizoides
Flowering Plants Molinia arundinacea
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex brizoides Flowering Plants
Molinia arundinacea Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur 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) G1.8714 Central European hygrophile acidophilous oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.8714 Central European hygrophile acidophilous oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.8714 Central European hygrophile acidophilous oak forests same
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100