EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > F - Heathland, scrub and tundra > FA - Hedgerows > FA.3 - Species-rich hedgerows of native species

Species-rich hedgerows of native species

English name: Species-rich hedgerows of native species

Description (English)

Hedgerows composed mainly of native species, with on average at least five native woody species per 25 m length, excluding undershrubs such as Rubus fruticosus or climbers such as Clematis vitalba or Hedera helix. In western Europe, many such hedges are thought to be medieval in origin.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code FA.3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 2.3.1. Pastures not defined
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 26 Hedgerow wider
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 J211 Boundaries: intact hedge, species-rich overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 J221 Boundaries: defunct hedge, species-rich not defined
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 7 Ancient and/or species rich hedgerows overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.3 Formations buissonnantes (manteau, fourr├ęs, haies) wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F8.3 Species-rich hedgerows same
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