Carpathian rowan birch forests

Description (English)

Betula pendula-dominated woods of the upper montane level of the Southern Carpathians and the Eastern Carpathians, on superficial brown acid soils of steep slopes in the zone of mixed spruce forests, rich in Sorbus aucuparia and accompanied by Picea abies, Oxalis acetosella, Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Pulmonaria rubra, Salix silesiaca, Calamagrostis arundinacea and some Fagetalia species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-C1341

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Picea abies
Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Calamagrostis arundinacea
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Flowering Plants Pulmonaria rubra
Flowering Plants Salix silesiaca
Flowering Plants Sorbus aucuparia
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Picea abies Conifers
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Calamagrostis arundinacea Flowering Plants
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Pulmonaria rubra Flowering Plants
Salix silesiaca Flowering Plants
Sorbus aucuparia Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium vitis-idaea 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) G1.91361 Carpathian rowan birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.91361 Carpathian rowan birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.91361 Carpathian rowan birch woods same
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