Central Iberian sub-Mediterranean deciduous thickets

Description (English)

More continental formations of central Iberia, developed mostly on deep, moist soils in the supra-Mediterranean zone of the Meseta, the Ebro basin, the Cordillera Central, the Southern Iberian Range, the Montes de Toledo, the Sierra Morena and the western Baetic or sub-Baetic mountains, with Berberis hispanica, Prunus spinosa, Prunus mahaleb, Crataegus monogyna, Ribes uva-crispa, Rubus ulmifolius, Lonicera xylosteum, Lonicera etrusca, Amelanchier ovalis, Rhamnus saxatilis, numerous roses of the Rosa agrestis and Rosa canina aggregates (e.g. Rosa micrantha, Rosa pouzinii, Rosa corymbifera, Rosa sicula) and, locally, Hippophae rhamnoides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-553

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Amelanchier ovalis
Flowering Plants Berberis hispanica
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Hippophae rhamnoides
Flowering Plants Lonicera etrusca
Flowering Plants Lonicera xylosteum
Flowering Plants Prunus mahaleb
Flowering Plants Prunus spinosa
Flowering Plants Rhamnus saxatilis
Flowering Plants Ribes uva-crispa
Flowering Plants Rosa agrestis
Flowering Plants Rosa canina
Flowering Plants Rosa corymbifera
Flowering Plants Rosa micrantha
Flowering Plants Rosa pouzinii
Flowering Plants Rosa sicula
Flowering Plants Rubus ulmifolius
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Amelanchier ovalis Flowering Plants
Berberis hispanica Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Hippophae rhamnoides Flowering Plants
Lonicera etrusca Flowering Plants
Lonicera xylosteum Flowering Plants
Prunus mahaleb Flowering Plants
Prunus spinosa Flowering Plants
Rhamnus saxatilis Flowering Plants
Ribes uva-crispa Flowering Plants
Rosa agrestis Flowering Plants
Rosa canina Flowering Plants
Rosa corymbifera Flowering Plants
Rosa micrantha Flowering Plants
Rosa pouzinii Flowering Plants
Rosa sicula Flowering Plants
Rubus ulmifolius 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) F3.223 Central Iberian sub-Mediterranean deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.223 Central Iberian sub-Mediterranean deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.223 Central Iberian sub-Mediterranean deciduous thickets same
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