Distribution maps of habitat types

 

  • EUHYDROPHYTE HABITATS - A1-A5
  • MARSHES - B1a-BA
  • FLUSHES, MIRES & BOGS - C1-C23
  • FENS, MEADOWS & TALL HERB COMMUNITIES - D1-D6
  • HAY MEADOWS, GRASSLANDS & HEATHS COLLINE... - E1-E5
  • HALOPHYTIC HABITATS - F1a-F5
  • DRY OPEN GRASSLANDS - G1-G3
  • DRY/SEMI-DRY GRASSLANDS - H1-H5b
  • NON-RUDERAL PIONEER HABITATS - I1-I4

 

 

EUHYDROPHYTE HABITATS

A1Standing water communities with Trapa, Lemna, Salvinia and Ceratophyllum  
A23Euhydrophyte communities with Nymphaea, Nuphar, Utricularia and Stratiotes
A3aCommunities of slowly running waters with Potamogeton and Nymphoides
A4Euhydrophyte communities of fens
A5Athalassal saline euhydrophyte communities

 

 

MARSHES

 

B1aEu- and mesotrophic reed and Typha beds
B1bOligotrophic reed and Typha beds of fens, floating fens
B2Glyceria, Sparganium and Schoenoplectus beds
B3Water-fringing helophyte beds with Butomus, Eleocharis and Alisma
B4Tussock sedge communities
B5Non-tussock beds of large sedges
B6Salt marshes
BAFine-scale mosaic or zonation of marsh communities of channels, ditches and artificial lakes

 

 

FLUSHES, TRANSITION MIRES & RAISED BOGS

 

C1Soft and hard water flushes
C23Transition mires and raised bogs

 

 

RICH FENS, EU- & MESOTROPHIC MEADOWS & TALL HERB COOMUNITIES

 

D1Rich fens (Caricion davallianae)
D2Molinia meadows
D34Mesotrophic wet meadows
D5Tall herb communities of creeks and fens
D6Tall herb communities of floodplains and marshes

 

 

COLLINE AND MONTAINE HAY MEADOWS, ACID GRASSLANDS AND HEATHS

 

E1Arrhenatherum hay meadows
E2Festuca rubra hay meadows
E34Cynosurion grasslands and Nardus swards
E5Calluna heaths

 

 

HALOPHYTIC HABITATS

 

F1aArtemisia salt steppes
F1bAchillea steppes on meadow solonetz
F2Salt meadows
F3Tall herb salt meadows and salt meadow steppes
F4Dense and tall Puccinellia swards
F5Annual salt pioneer swards of steppes and lakes

 

 

DRY OPEN GRASSLANDS

 

G1Open sand steppes
G2Calcareous open rocky grasslands
G3Siliceous open rocky grasslands

 

 

DRY AND SEMI-DRY CLOSED GRASSLANDS

 

H1Closed rocky grasslands, species rich Bromus pannonicus grasslands
H2Calcareous rocky steppes
H3aSlope steppes on stony ground
H4Bromus erectus-Brachypodium pinnatum xero-mesic grasslands, dry tall herb communities and forest steppe meadows 
and other semi-dry grasslands
H5aClosed steppes on loess, clay, tufa
H5bClosed sand steppes

 

 

NON-RUDERAL PIONEER HABITATS

 

I1Amphibious communities on river gravel and sand banks
I2Semi-desert vegetation on loess         
cliffs
I4Open vegetation of shadowed rocks

 

 

OTHER NON-WOODY HABITATS

 

OAUncharacteristic wetlands
OBUncharacteristic mesic meadows and tall herb communities
OCUncharacteristic dry/semi-dry grasslands and tall herb communities

 

 

SHRUBLANDS


 

J1aWillow mire shrubs
J3Riverine willow shrub
M6Continental deciduous steppe thickets
M7Continental deciduous rocky thickets
M8Thermophilous woodland fringes
P2aMesic shrub vegetation
P2bDry shrub vegetation with Crataegus monogyna, Prunus spinosa and Juniperus communis

 

 

RIVERINE AND SWAMP WOODLANDS

 

J1bBirch mire woodlands
J2Alder and ash swamp woodlands
J4Riverine willow-poplar woodlands
J5Riverine ash-alder woodlands
J6Riverine oak-elm-ash woodlands

 

 

MESIC DECIDUOUS WOODLANDS

 

K1aLowland pedunculate oak - hornbeam woodlands
K2Sessile oak - hornbeam woodlands
K5Beech woodlands
K7aAcidofrequent beech woodlands
K7bAcidofrequent oak-hornbeam woodlands

 

 

CLOSED AND OPEN DRY DECIDUOUS WOODLANDS

 

L1Closed termophilous downy oak woodlands
L2aTurkey oak - sessile oak woodlands
L2bTurkey oak - pedunculate oak woodlands
L2xClosed and mixed steppe oak woodlands on foothills
L4aClosed acidofrequent oak woodlands
L4bOpen acidofrequent oak woodlands
L5Closed lowland steppe oak woodlands
M1Downy oak scrub woodlands
M2Open loess steppe oak woodlands with openings
M3Open salt steppe oak woodlands with openings
M4Open sand steppe oak woodlands with openings
M5Poplar-juniper steppe woodlands

 

 

ROCKY WOODLANDS

 

LY1Forests of ravines (mesic rocky forests rich in Acer pseudoplatanus)
LY2Mixed forests of slopes and screes
LY3Limestone beech forests
LY4Mixed relic oak forests on rocks

 

 

CONIFEROUS MIXED WOODLANDS

 

N13Acidofrequent coniferous forests
N2Calcareous Scots pine forests

 

 

OTHER WOODLANDS AND WOODY HABITATS

 

P45Wooded pastures and sweet chestnut forests
P7Extensive orchards with ancient cultivars (often invaded by shrubs and trees)
RAScattered native trees or narrow tree lines
RBUncharacteristic (often pioneer) softwood forests and plantations
RCUncharacteristic hardwood forests and plantations
RDbUncharacteristic forests and plantations mixed with non-native tree species