Aquitanian Fraxinus - Quercus and Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests

Description (English)

Forests of Quercus robur, Fraxinus excelsior and Carpinus betulus of valley bottoms and cool, damp lower slopes of southwestern France, south to the Pyrenean piedmont, with Sorbus torminalis, Ruscus aculeatus and many thermocline, acidocline and Mediterraneo-Atlantic species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-E12

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Ruscus aculeatus
Flowering Plants Sorbus torminalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Ruscus aculeatus Flowering Plants
Sorbus torminalis 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.A12 Aquitanian Fraxinus - Quercus and Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A12 Aquitanian Fraxinus - Quercus and Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A12 Aquitanian Fraxinus - Quercus and Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.A12 Aquitanian Fraxinus - Quercus and Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.A12 Aquitanian Fraxinus - Quercus and Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.B12 Aquitanian Fraxinus-Quercus and Quercus-Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.82 Aquitanian ash-oak and oak-hornbeam forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.22 Aquitanian ash-oak and oak-hornbeam forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.22 Aquitanian ash-oak and oak-hornbeam forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.22   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.22   same
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