Wood bedstraw oak-hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Quercus petraea-Carpinus betulus forests of regions with subcontinental climate within the central European range of Fagus sylvatica, such as the Upper Rhine plain, the rain shadows of the Harz, Rh”n and Spessart, the Swabian-Franconian basin, the Bavarian plateau and Thuringe, the Austrian northern pre-Alps and the Wienerwald, the Polish central lowlands and adjacent hills of Silesia, Great Poland and Kujawy, dominated by Quercus petraea and with Sorbus torminalis, Sorbus domestica, Acer campestre, Ligustrum vulgare, Convallaria majalis, Carex montana, Carex umbrosa, Festuca heterophylla.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-E161

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Carex montana
Flowering Plants Carex umbrosa
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Convallaria majalis
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Festuca heterophylla
Flowering Plants Ligustrum vulgare
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Sorbus domestica
Flowering Plants Sorbus torminalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Carex montana Flowering Plants
Carex umbrosa Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Convallaria majalis Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Festuca heterophylla Flowering Plants
Ligustrum vulgare Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Sorbus domestica 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.A161 Wood bedstraw oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A161 Wood bedstraw oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A161 Wood bedstraw oak-hornbeam forests same
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