EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-22 - Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths

Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths

Description (English)

Low Calluna vulgaris heaths often rich in Genista spp., Armeria vulgaris, Jasione montana, Saxifraga granulata, Teucrium scorodonia mostly of the Germano-Baltic, but extended south- and eastwards to the Pannonic lowlands. Similar formations occurring in British upland areas, montane zones of high mountains of the western Mediterranean basin and high-rainfall Adriatic influenced areas are included. Vegetation of the alliance Genistion pilosae is present.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-22

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Armeria vulgaris
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Jasione montana
Flowering Plants Saxifraga granulata
Flowering Plants Teucrium scorodonia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Armeria vulgaris Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Jasione montana Flowering Plants
Saxifraga granulata Flowering Plants
Teucrium scorodonia 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) F4.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F4.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F4.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F4.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna-Genista heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F4.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna-Genista heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna-Genista heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.22 Sub-Atlantic Calluna-Genista heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.22   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.22   same
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