White-flowered broom fields

Description (English)

Formations rich in white-flowered Cytisus multiflorus of the western Meseta, the (mostly western) Cordillera Central, the sierras of southern Galicia and Leon and the western Cantabrian mountains, in which Cytisus multiflorus is either the only tall broom or is an important component of broom fields also containing yellow-flowered Genista florida ssp. polygaliphylla, Genista florida ssp. florida, Genista cinerea ssp. cinerascens, Cytisus scoparius and others.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-341

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cytisus multiflorus
Flowering Plants Cytisus scoparius
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cytisus multiflorus Flowering Plants
Cytisus scoparius Flowering Plants

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) F3.251 White-flowered broom fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.251 White-flowered broom fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.251 White-flowered broom fields same
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