Sub-Atlantic juniper heaths

Description (English)

Juniperus communis thickets developed on acidic, often sandy, substrates of middle Europe, including inland dunes, often as colonization facies of heaths and related communities, distributed in particular in southern Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, the Paris Basin, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Estonia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-12

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus communis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus communis Conifers

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F3.162 Sub-Atlantic juniper heaths same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.162 Sub-Atlantic juniper heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.162 Subatlantic juniper heaths same
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