Moesian oak-hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Oak-hornbeam forests dominated by Quercus petraea s.l., Quercus robur, Quercus cerris, and sometimes Quercus frainetto, of somewhat humid sites, shady slopes and narrow valleys of the Quercion frainetto zone of Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania; they are characterized by a distinctly middle European cortège comprising Carpinus betulus, Acer campestre, Prunus avium, Corylus avellana, Euonymus europaeus, Lonicera caprifolium, Helleborus odorus, Cruciata glabra and Ranunculus ficaria to which are associated various sub-Mediterranean and Ponto-Pannonic elements.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-E1C3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Flowering Plants Cruciata glabra
Flowering Plants Euonymus europaeus
Flowering Plants Helleborus odorus
Flowering Plants Lonicera caprifolium
Flowering Plants Prunus avium
Flowering Plants Quercus cerris
Flowering Plants Quercus frainetto
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Ranunculus ficaria
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Corylus avellana Flowering Plants
Cruciata glabra Flowering Plants
Euonymus europaeus Flowering Plants
Helleborus odorus Flowering Plants
Lonicera caprifolium Flowering Plants
Prunus avium Flowering Plants
Quercus cerris Flowering Plants
Quercus frainetto Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Ranunculus ficaria 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.A1C3 Moesian oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A1C3 Moesian oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A1C3 Moesian oak-hornbeam forests same
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