Juniper matorral

Description (English)

Mediterranean and sub-mediterranean evergreen sclerophyllous brush and scrub organized around arborescent junipers of different species (Juniperus oxycedrus, Juniperus phoenicea, Juniperus lycia, Juniperus excelsa, Juniperus foetidissima, Juniperus communis, Juniperus drupacea and Juniperus thurifera, which are classified as subunits).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-13
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus communis
Conifers Juniperus drupacea
Conifers Juniperus excelsa
Conifers Juniperus foetidissima
Conifers Juniperus oxycedrus
Conifers Juniperus phoenicea
Conifers Juniperus thurifera
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus communis Conifers
Juniperus drupacea Conifers
Juniperus excelsa Conifers
Juniperus foetidissima Conifers
Juniperus oxycedrus Conifers
Juniperus phoenicea Conifers
Juniperus thurifera Conifers

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types
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