Southeastern European Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests

Description (English)

Forests of Carpinus betulus and Quercus robur, Quercus petraea or Quercus dalechampii, sometimes with Quercus cerris or Quercus frainetto, of the flanks and piedmont of the eastern and southern Carpathians and of the plateaux of the western Ukraine; azonal, often isolated oak-hornbeam woods of the Moesian Quercion frainetto zone, of the eastern Pannonic and western Pontic steppe woods zone and of the pre-Pontic hills of southeastern Europe. They are characterized by an admixture of sub-Mediterranean Quercion frainetto species, and, in the east, of Euxinian species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-E1C

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 dalechampii
Flowering Plants Quercus frainetto
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 dalechampii Flowering Plants
Quercus frainetto 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.A1C Southeastern European Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A1C Southeastern European Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A1C South-eastern European Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.A1C South-eastern European Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.A1C South-eastern European Quercus - Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.B1C South-eastern European Quercus-Carpinus betulus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.8C South-eastern European oak-hornbeam forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.2C South-eastern European oak-hornbeam forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.2C South-eastern European oak-hornbeam forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.2C   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.2C   same
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