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Woodland and scrub communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

Index Woodland and scrub communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the woodland and scrub communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system. [1]

37 relations: Alder, Beech, Birch, Bracken, Bramble, British National Vegetation Classification, British NVC community SD18, British NVC community W1 (Salix cinerea – Galium palustre woodland), British NVC community W10, British NVC community W11, British NVC community W13, British NVC community W17 (Quercus petraea - Betula pubescens - Dicranum majus woodland), British NVC community W2, British NVC community W3, British NVC community W7, British NVC community W8, British NVC community W9, British Plant Communities, Crataegus, England, Genisteae, Hippophae, Juniper, Oak, Plant community, Prunus spinosa, Sambucus, Scotland, Scots pine, Shingle, strandline and sand-dune communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Shrub, Shrubland, Taxus baccata, Ulex, United Kingdom, Willow, Woodland.

Alder

Alder is the common name of a genus of flowering plants (Alnus) belonging to the birch family Betulaceae.

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Beech

Beech (Fagus) is a genus of deciduous trees in the family Fagaceae, native to temperate Europe, Asia, and North America.

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Birch

A birch is a thin-leaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams.

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Bracken

Bracken (Pteridium) is a genus of large, coarse ferns in the family Dennstaedtiaceae.

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Bramble

In British English, a "bramble" is any rough (usually wild) tangled prickly shrub—specifically the blackberry bush (Rubus fruticosus)—or any hybrid of similar appearance, with thorny stems.

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British National Vegetation Classification

The British National Vegetation Classification or NVC is a system of classifying natural habitat types in Great Britain according to the vegetation they contain.

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British NVC community SD18

NVC community SD18 (Hippophae rhamnoides dune scrub) is one of the 16 sand-dune communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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British NVC community W1 (Salix cinerea – Galium palustre woodland)

NVC community W1 (Salix cinerea - Galium palustre woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system; it is one of seven woodland communities in the NVC classed as "wet woodlands".

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British NVC community W10

NVC community W10 (Quercus robur - Pteridium aquilinum - Rubus fruticosus woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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British NVC community W11

NVC community W11 (Quercus petraea - Betula pubescens - Oxalis acetosella woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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British NVC community W13

NVC community W13 (Taxus baccata woodland), also known as Yew woodland, is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system; it is the only Yew woodland community in the NVC.

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British NVC community W17 (Quercus petraea - Betula pubescens - Dicranum majus woodland)

NVC community W17 (Quercus petraea - Betula pubescens - Dicranum majus woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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British NVC community W2

NVC community W2 (Salix cinerea - Betula pubescens - Phragmites australis woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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British NVC community W3

NVC community W3 (Salix pentandra - Carex rostrata woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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British NVC community W7

NVC community W7 (Alder-Ash-Yellow Pimpernell woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system; it is one of seven woodland communities in the NVC classed as "wet woodlands".

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British NVC community W8

NVC community W8 (Fraxinus excelsior - Acer campestre - Mercurialis perennis woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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British NVC community W9

NVC community W9 (Fraxinus excelsior - Sorbus aucuparia - Mercurialis perennis woodland) is one of the woodland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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British Plant Communities

British Plant Communities is a five-volume work, edited by John S. Rodwell and published by Cambridge University Press, which describes the plant communities which comprise the British National Vegetation Classification.

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Crataegus

Crataegus (from the Greek kratos "strength" and akis "sharp", referring to the thorns of some species) commonly called hawthorn, thornapple,Voss, E. G. 1985.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Genisteae

Genisteae is a tribe of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants in the subfamily Faboideae of the legume family Fabaceae.

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Hippophae

Hippophae is a genus of sea buckthorns, deciduous shrubs in the family Elaeagnaceae.

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Juniper

Junipers are coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae.

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Oak

An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.

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Plant community

A plant community (sometimes "phytocoenosis" or "phytocenosis") is a collection or association of plant species within a designated geographical unit, which forms a relatively uniform patch, distinguishable from neighboring patches of different vegetation types.

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Prunus spinosa

Prunus spinosa (blackthorn, or sloe) is a species of flowering plant in the rose family Rosaceae.

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Sambucus

Sambucus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Adoxaceae.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scots pine

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is a species of pine that is native to Eurasia, ranging from Western Europe to Eastern Siberia, south to the Caucasus Mountains and Anatolia, and north to well inside the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia.

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Shingle, strandline and sand-dune communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the shingle, strandline and sand-dune communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Shrub

A shrub or bush is a small to medium-sized woody plant.

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Shrubland

Shrubland, scrubland, scrub, brush, or bush is a plant community characterised by vegetation dominated by shrubs, often also including grasses, herbs, and geophytes.

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Taxus baccata

Taxus baccata is a conifer native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia.

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Ulex

Ulex (commonly known as gorse, furze or whin) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Willow

Willows, also called sallows, and osiers, form the genus Salix, around 400 speciesMabberley, D.J. 1997.

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Woodland

Woodland, is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodland_and_scrub_communities_in_the_British_National_Vegetation_Classification_system

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