British suckering elm forests

Description (English)

Woods of the British Isles, mostly of the Fraxinus-Acer-Mercurialis type, invaded and dominated by suckering elms of the Ulmus minor group (Ulmus carpinifolia, Ulmus procera); postcultural small-leaved elm groves are included.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-E513

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ulmus carpinifolia
Flowering Plants Ulmus minor
Flowering Plants Ulmus procera
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ulmus carpinifolia Flowering Plants
Ulmus minor Flowering Plants
Ulmus procera 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.A613 British suckering elm woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A613 British suckering elm woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A613 British suckering elm woods same
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