Sub-Atlantic calciphile privet oak-hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Generally low forests and woods characteristic of superficial calcareous soils on often steep sunny slopes of Hercynian southern central Germany, southern Belgium and eastern France, with Quercus robur (usually dominant), Quercus petraea, Tilia platyphyllos, Fraxinus excelsior, Carpinus betulus, Acer campestre, Corylus avellana, Cornus sanguinea, Cornus mas, Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus monogyna, Prunus spinosa, Euonymus europaeus, Ligustrum vulgare, Viburnum lantana, Daphne laureola, Primula veris, Viola hirta, Mercurialis perennis, Scilla bifolia, Orchis mascula, Carex digitata, Carex montana.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-E171

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Carex digitata
Flowering Plants Carex montana
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Cornus mas
Flowering Plants Cornus sanguinea
Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Flowering Plants Crataegus laevigata
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Daphne laureola
Flowering Plants Euonymus europaeus
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Ligustrum vulgare
Flowering Plants Mercurialis perennis
Flowering Plants Orchis mascula
Flowering Plants Primula veris
Flowering Plants Prunus spinosa
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Scilla bifolia
Flowering Plants Tilia platyphyllos
Flowering Plants Viburnum lantana
Flowering Plants Viola hirta
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Carex digitata Flowering Plants
Carex montana Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Cornus mas Flowering Plants
Cornus sanguinea Flowering Plants
Corylus avellana Flowering Plants
Crataegus laevigata Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Daphne laureola Flowering Plants
Euonymus europaeus Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Ligustrum vulgare Flowering Plants
Mercurialis perennis Flowering Plants
Orchis mascula Flowering Plants
Primula veris Flowering Plants
Prunus spinosa Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Scilla bifolia Flowering Plants
Tilia platyphyllos Flowering Plants
Viburnum lantana Flowering Plants
Viola hirta 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.A171 Sub-Atlantic calciphile privet oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A171 Sub-Atlantic calciphile privet oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A171 Sub-Atlantic calciphile privet oak-hornbeam forests same
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