Illyrian sessile oak-hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Forests of Quercus petraea, sometimes mixed with Quercus robur or Quercus cerris, and Carpinus betulus occupying well-drained ground in the basins of the Drava and Sava in Slovenia, Croatia, northern Bosnia-Herzegovina, extending to the southern Hungarian mid-Pannonic and peri-Pannonic hills, to southern Carinthia and Styria, Frioul and the northern Apennines, and to valleys and hills of the western Balkan peninsula.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-E1A1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Quercus cerris
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Quercus cerris Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur 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.A1A1 Illyrian sessile oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A1A1 Illyrian sessile oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A1A1 Illyrian sessile oak-hornbeam forests same
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