Montane Cytisus purgans fields

English name: Montane fields of Pyrenean broom (Cytisus purgans)

Description (English)

Cytisus purgans-dominated formations of higher levels (upper montane, subalpine, oro-mediterranean) of southwestern European and North African mountains, often associated with dwarf juniper scrubs (unit F2.23) or hedgehog-heaths (unit F7.4), and physiognomically reminiscent of the latter.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F3.21
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.842 Cytisus purgans fields source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.21 Montane Cytisus purgans fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.21 Montane Cytisus purgans fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F3.21 Montane Cytisus purgans fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F3.21 Montane Cytisus purgans fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.43 Montane Cytisus purgans fields same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.842 Cytisus purgans fields same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.842 Cytisus purgans fields same
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