Populus tremula and Betula forests with Sambucus

Description (English)

Open woodlands dominated by Betula pendula. The tree and shrub layers are species-poor, with frequent occurrence of Sambucus racemosa. The herb layer is usually well developed, relatively species-rich, the most common species are Poa nemoralis, Hordelymus europaeus, Anemone nemorosa, Dryopteris filix-mas, Luzula luzuloides, Galium odoratum, Rosa tomentosa, Epilobium montanum, Euphorbia amygdaloides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-C5

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Anemone nemorosa
Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Ferns Dryopteris filix-mas
Flowering Plants Epilobium montanum
Flowering Plants Euphorbia amygdaloides
Flowering Plants Galium odoratum
Flowering Plants Hordelymus europaeus
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Flowering Plants Poa nemoralis
Flowering Plants Rosa tomentosa
Flowering Plants Sambucus racemosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anemone nemorosa Flowering Plants
Betula pendula Flowering Plants
Dryopteris filix-mas Ferns
Epilobium montanum Flowering Plants
Euphorbia amygdaloides Flowering Plants
Galium odoratum Flowering Plants
Hordelymus europaeus Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Poa nemoralis Flowering Plants
Rosa tomentosa Flowering Plants
Sambucus racemosa 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) G1.95 Populus tremula and Betula woods with Sambucus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.95 Populus tremula and Betula woods with Sambucus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.95 Populus tremula and Betula woods with Sambucus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.95 Populus tremula and Betula woods with Sambucus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.95 Populus tremula and Betula woods with Sambucus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.95 Populus tremula and Betula woods with Sambucus same
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