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Coastal Helichrysum garrigues

English name: Coastal curry plant (Helichrysum) garrigues

Description (English)

Low formations of Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum ssp. microphyllum, Helichrysum italicum ssp. italicum) with spurges (Euphorbia pithyusa, i.a.), Pistacia lentiscus, Camphorosma monspeliaca, Artemisia densiflora or Thymelaea passerina, Thymelaea hirsuta, Thymelaea tartonraira of the immediate vicinity of sea cliffs, forming the transition between cliff vegetations or clifftop phryganas and thermo-Mediterranean scrub; they are particularly characteristic of the large Mediterranean islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

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Vegetation types

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.217 Coastal Helichrysum garrigues source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.517 Coastal Helichrysum garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.517 Coastal Helichrysum garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F5.512 Coastal Helichrysum garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.212 Coastal Helichrysum garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.217 Coastal Helichrysum garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.217 Coastal Helichrysum garrigues same
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