Insubrian acidophilous birch forests

Description (English)

Birch woods of the collinar and lower montane levels of northern Italy, dispersed in the Alpine foothills where they constitute substitution stages of the Insubrian acidophilous oak woods (Castaneo-Quercetum p.), on the fluvioglacial terraces of the Po system, as facies of the acidophilous pine-birch-oak woods, and in the Euganean hills.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-D2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

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Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.9114 Insubrian acidophilous birch woods same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.9114 Insubrian acidophilous birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.9114 Insubrian acidophilous birch woods same
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