Northwestern oak-hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Typical sub-Atlantic Quercus robur-Quercus petraea-Carpinus betulus forests of northern Europe, north to southern Norway, southern Sweden and southern Finland, and of the eastern Paris basin and Lorraine, with Stellaria holostea, Carex brizoides, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, Polygonatum verticillatum, Potentilla sterilis, Ranunculus nemorosus, Poa chaixii, Luzula sylvatica, Luzula luzuloides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-E141

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex brizoides
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Flowering Plants Luzula sylvatica
Flowering Plants Narcissus pseudonarcissus
Flowering Plants Poa chaixii
Flowering Plants Polygonatum verticillatum
Flowering Plants Potentilla sterilis
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Ranunculus nemorosus
Flowering Plants Stellaria holostea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex brizoides Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Luzula sylvatica Flowering Plants
Narcissus pseudonarcissus Flowering Plants
Poa chaixii Flowering Plants
Polygonatum verticillatum Flowering Plants
Potentilla sterilis Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Ranunculus nemorosus Flowering Plants
Stellaria holostea 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.A141 Northwestern oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A141 Northwestern oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A141 Northwestern oak-hornbeam forests same
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