EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-24 - Ibero-Atlantic Erica - Ulex - Cistus heaths

Ibero-Atlantic Erica - Ulex - Cistus heaths

Description (English)

Aquitanian heaths with rock-roses. Iberian heaths with numerous species of heathers (notably Erica umbellata, Erica aragonensis) and brooms, rock-roses and often Daboecia. When the rock-roses and other Mediterranean shrubs become dominant they should be classified as maquis or garrigues (units F5 or F6).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-24

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica aragonensis
Flowering Plants Erica umbellata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica aragonensis Flowering Plants
Erica umbellata 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) F4.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica - Ulex - Cistus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica - Ulex - Cistus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica - Ulex - Cistus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F4.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica - Ulex - Cistus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F4.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica - Ulex - Cistus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F4.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica-Ulex-Cistus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F4.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica-Ulex-Cistus heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica-Ulex-Cistus heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.24 Ibero-Atlantic Erica-Ulex-Cistus heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.24   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.24   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.24   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.24   same
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