Balkan Range horse-chestnut ravine forests

Description (English)

Forests of Aesculus hippocastanum, Fagus moesiaca, Tilia tomentosa, Ulmus glabra, Fraxinus excelsior, Juglans regia, Carpinus betulus, Alnus glutinosa, with Acer campestre, Fraxinus ornus, Staphylea pinnata, Corylus avellana, Dactylis glomerata, Poa nemoralis of humid and warm valleys of the 250-400 metre upper submontane level of the northern piedmont of the eastern Balkan Range (Derven-Balkan), southeast of Preslav, in an extremely exiguous region that represents a very remarkable outlier of the range of the southeastern European endemic Aesculus hippocastanum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-F6231

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Aesculus hippocastanum
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Corylus avellana
Flowering Plants Dactylis glomerata
Flowering Plants Fagus moesiaca
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Juglans regia
Flowering Plants Poa nemoralis
Flowering Plants Staphylea pinnata
Flowering Plants Tilia tomentosa
Flowering Plants Ulmus glabra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Aesculus hippocastanum Flowering Plants
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Corylus avellana Flowering Plants
Dactylis glomerata Flowering Plants
Fagus moesiaca Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Juglans regia Flowering Plants
Poa nemoralis Flowering Plants
Staphylea pinnata Flowering Plants
Tilia tomentosa 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.A46221 Balkan Range horse-chestnut ravine forests same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A46221 Balkan Range horse-chestnut ravine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A46221 Balkan Range horse-chestnut ravine forests same
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