Hercynian slope forests

Description (English)

Mixed forests of colluvions and screes of humid, shady river valley slopes of the Hercynian ranges and the Western Carpathians, transitional between ravine forests and Carpinion betuli communities, formed by Quercus robur, Quercus petraea, Fagus sylvatica, Ulmus glabra, Acer pseudoplatanus, Acer platanoides, Tilia platyphyllos, Fraxinus excelsior, Carpinus betulus, Alnus glutinosa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-F2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer platanoides
Flowering Plants Acer pseudoplatanus
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Tilia platyphyllos
Flowering Plants Ulmus glabra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer platanoides Flowering Plants
Acer pseudoplatanus Flowering Plants
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Tilia platyphyllos Flowering Plants
Ulmus glabra 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.A42 Hercynian slope forests same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A42 Hercynian slope forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A42 Hercynian slope forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.A42 Hercynian slope forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.A42 Hercynian slope forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.B32 Hercynian slope forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.H12 Hercynian slope forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.42 Hercynian slope forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.42 Hercynian slope forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.42   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.42   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.42   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.42   same
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