Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths

English name: Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths

Description (English)

Ulex parviflorus ssp. parviflorus-dominated formations of central-western Portugal, southern and eastern Spain and southern France and coastal North Africa, locally distributed on calcareous or siliceous substrates of the thermo-Mediterranean and lower meso-Mediterranean zones, occasionally ascending to higher elevations. Communities including the related Ulex parviflorus ssp. willkommii, Ulex baeticus and Ulex australis are listed under units F5.58, F5.5A and F5.5C, clearly meso-Mediterranean formations under unit F6.1H.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F5.574

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ulex australis
Flowering Plants Ulex baeticus
Flowering Plants Ulex parviflorus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ulex australis Flowering Plants
Ulex baeticus Flowering Plants
Ulex parviflorus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.274 Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.574 Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.574 Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths same
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