Pre-Carpathian chestnut-sessile oak forests

Description (English)

Mesophile, acidophile forests of Quercus petraea, accompanied by Castanea sativa, Carpinus betulus, Fagus sylvatica, Tilia cordata, Betula pendula, Acer campestre, Acer pseudoplatanus, Prunus avium, Populus tremula, Quercus dalechampii, Quercus robur, Sorbus aucuparia, Sorbus torminalis, limited to small surfaces in low siliceous sub-Pannonic mountains of the eastern Carpathian system, in the Baia Mare and Pocruia area, with an understorey composed of acidophilous species, including Vaccinium myrtillus, Calluna vulgaris, Genista tinctoria, Deschampsia flexuosa, Luzula luzuloides, together with neutrophilous elements such as Euphorbia amygdaloides, Bromus benekenii, Circaea lutetiana, Salvia glutinosa, Ligustrum vulgare, Daphne mezereum, Clematis vitalba, Vitis sylvestris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-B7331

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Acer pseudoplatanus
Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Bromus benekenii
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Castanea sativa
Flowering Plants Circaea lutetiana
Flowering Plants Clematis vitalba
Flowering Plants Daphne mezereum
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Euphorbia amygdaloides
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Genista tinctoria
Flowering Plants Ligustrum vulgare
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Flowering Plants Populus tremula
Flowering Plants Prunus avium
Flowering Plants Quercus dalechampii
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Salvia glutinosa
Flowering Plants Sorbus aucuparia
Flowering Plants Sorbus torminalis
Flowering Plants Tilia cordata
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vitis sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Acer pseudoplatanus Flowering Plants
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Bromus benekenii Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Castanea sativa Flowering Plants
Circaea lutetiana Flowering Plants
Clematis vitalba Flowering Plants
Daphne mezereum Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Euphorbia amygdaloides Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Genista tinctoria Flowering Plants
Ligustrum vulgare Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Populus tremula Flowering Plants
Prunus avium Flowering Plants
Quercus dalechampii Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Salvia glutinosa Flowering Plants
Sorbus aucuparia Flowering Plants
Sorbus torminalis Flowering Plants
Tilia cordata Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Vitis sylvestris 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) G1.87331 Pre-Carpathian chestnut-sessile oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.87331 Pre-Carpathian chestnut-sessile oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.87331 Pre-Carpathian chestnut-sessile oak forests same
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