EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > B - Coastal habitats > B2 - Coastal shingle > B2.5 - Shingle and gravel beaches with scrub

Shingle and gravel beaches with scrub

English name: Shingle and gravel beaches with scrub

Description (English)

Coastal gravel banks with scrub. Included are dense thermo-mediterranean scrub on gravel banks beside the Mediterranean and heaths on shingle in the nemoral zone.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B2.5

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 17.43 Tethyan gravel bank scrubs and heaths overlap
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 17.5 Gravel bank thickets same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 H3 Shingle/gravel above high tide mark not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B2.5 Shingle and gravel beaches with scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B2.5 Shingle and gravel beaches with scrub vegetation same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B2.5 Shingle and gravel beaches with scrub vegetation same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B2.5 Shingle and gravel beaches with scrub vegetation same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 17.5 Gravel bank thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 17.5 Gravel bank thickets n/a
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