EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > T - Forest and other wooded land > T1 - Broadleaved deciduous forest > T1-F - Ravine forest > T1-F1 - Medio-European ravine forests > T1-F12 - Acidophile ash-sycamore-lime ravine forests

Acidophile ash-sycamore-lime ravine forests

Description (English)

Ravine forests on siliceous screes and colluvions of the great western Hercynian ranges, the Ardenne-Eifel system, the mid-German Hercynian ranges, the Harz, the southwestern Bohemian Quadrangle, dominated by Tilia platyphyllos, Tilia cordata, Acer pseudoplatanus, Acer platanoides, Quercus petraea, Carpinus betulus, Ulmus glabra, with an impoverished cortège that includes, with ravine forest species, acidophilous Fagetalia species, including Luzula luzuloides, Vaccinium myrtillus, Deschampsia flexuosa, and an abundance of acidophile ferns and mosses.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-F12

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer platanoides
Flowering Plants Acer pseudoplatanus
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Luzula luzuloides
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Tilia cordata
Flowering Plants Tilia platyphyllos
Flowering Plants Ulmus glabra
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer platanoides Flowering Plants
Acer pseudoplatanus Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Luzula luzuloides Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Tilia cordata Flowering Plants
Tilia platyphyllos Flowering Plants
Ulmus glabra Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus 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.A412 Acidophile ash-sycamore-lime ravine forests same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A412 Acidophile ash-sycamore-lime ravine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A412 Acidophile ash-sycamore-lime ravine forests same
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