Carpathian aspen birch forests

Description (English)

Betula pendula-dominated woods situated on sandy brown weathered soils of steep slopes and hilltops of the lower montane level of the Apuseni mountains, in particular of the Plopis and Gilau mountains, with Populus tremula and representatives of the Epilobion angustifolii, and of the Fagetalia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-C1342

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Flowering Plants Populus tremula
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Populus tremula 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) G1.91362 Carpathian aspen birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.91362 Carpathian aspen birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.91362 Carpathian aspen birch woods same
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