EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-25 - Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths

Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths

Description (English)

Low, open heaths of northern hyper-Atlantic Europe, north of the range of gorses, dominated by Calluna vulgaris and Erica cinerea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-25

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Erica cinerea 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) F4.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F4.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F4.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F4.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F4.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.25 Boreo-Atlantic Erica cinerea heaths same
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