Habitat types key navigation

You can use the 'key navigation' function to identify a specific habitat by answering a set of questions. Starting from first question to next questions you select one of the possible answers. Here are samples of possible answers:
  • No ( 002 ) - Leading to question named '002'
  • Yes [ G ] - Leading to another questions subset of level G
  • No Factsheet icon[ E6 ] - Links directly to factsheet for E6
Additionally the diagram may be used for reference.

Category : (F6 )Garrigue
Diagram : Diagram icon

Question f12 :   Saline soil?
   Scrub habitats with species characteristic of very dry, saline soils are separated (path = Yes).
Yes Factsheet icon [ F6.8 ] No (Question f13 )

Question f13 :   Gypsic soil?
   Garrigues occupying gypsum-rich soils, characterised floristically by the presence of numerous gypsophilous species, and usually very open, are distinguished (path = Yes).
Yes Factsheet icon [ F6.7 ] No (Question f14 )

Question f14 :   Altitudinal belt
   Garrigues of the supra-Mediterranean altitudinal belt (degradation stage of thermophile deciduous forest) are separated from other garrigue formations.
supra-Mediterranean Factsheet icon [ F6.6 ] other (Question f15 )

Question f15 :   Distribution
   Garrigues are distinguished on the basis of their geographical location, which is related to their species composition. The five groups are: western Mediterranean found in Iberia, France, Italy and large western islands; eastern Mediterranean found in Greece, Cyprus and western Anatolia; Illyrian found in the northern Balkan peninsula from Albania northwards; Black Sea in the Pontic region; and Macaronesian in the Canary Islands, Azores and Madeira.
western Mediterranean Factsheet icon [ F6.1 ] eastern Mediterranean Factsheet icon [ F6.2 ] Illyrian Factsheet icon [ F6.3 ] Black Sea Factsheet icon [ F6.4 ] Macaronesian Factsheet icon [ F6.5 ]

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