Corsican Betula forests

Description (English)

Betula pendula formations of the upper montane level of Corsica, forming extensive subclimax belts on rocky, rapidly eroding soils at the upper forest limit, as well as transition communities in the evolution of laricio pine or beech forests.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-D6

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula pendula
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula pendula 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) G1.914 Corsican Betula woods same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.914 Corsican Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.914 Corsican Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.914 Corsican Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.914 Corsican Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.914 Corsican Betula woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.C4 Corsican birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.B4 Corsican birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.B4 Corsican birch woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.B4   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.B4   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.B4   same
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