Forest Habitats and Vegetation of Dragoman Municipality, Western Bulgaria
Keywords:classification, mapping, numerical methods
The study is focused on the investigation of the forest habitats and the vegetation of Dragoman municipality, located in western Bulgaria. Following the Braun-Blanquet approach, 212 relev´es were collected in 2019 and 1054 field points were verified, as well. As a result, eight forest habitat types included in Directive 92/43/EEC were identified. They cover 85.96 km2 or 26.5% of the total area and are located mainly in the northern, western and southern parts of the municipality. Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak–sessile oak forests (91M0) build up the vastest areas, followed by *Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens (91H0), covering 67.2% and 12.97% of the territory, respectively.
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