Dune birch forests

Description (English)

Birch woods formed by Betula pubescens, Betula pendula and Populus canescens with Viola hirta, Ligustrum vulgare, Polygonatum odoratum, in calcareous North Sea and Baltic dunes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-C114

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Flowering Plants Ligustrum vulgare
Flowering Plants Polygonatum odoratum
Flowering Plants Populus canescens
Flowering Plants Viola hirta
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants
Ligustrum vulgare Flowering Plants
Polygonatum odoratum Flowering Plants
Populus canescens Flowering Plants
Viola hirta 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) G1.9116 Dune birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.9116 Dune birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.9116 Dune birch woods same
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