Alnion forests in Lower Saxony (FRG), their ecological requirements, classification and position within Carici elongatae-Alnetum of Northern Central Europe

@article{DringMederake2004AlnionFI,
  title={Alnion forests in Lower Saxony (FRG), their ecological requirements, classification and position within Carici elongatae-Alnetum of Northern Central Europe},
  author={Ute D{\"o}ring-Mederake},
  journal={Vegetatio},
  year={2004},
  volume={89},
  pages={107-119}
}
In the diluvial plain of Lower Saxony ( = Niedersachsen) two types of alder fen woods are found: alder swamp woods (‘alder carrs’) with a more changing water table and inundations in winter, and alder spring woods without hibernal inundation and a more or less constant water table. While all alder swamp woods are Alnion forests, the alder spring woods can be devided into Alnion and Alno-Ulmion forests. All Alnion forests in the diluvial plain of Lower Saxony belong to the association Carici… CONTINUE READING