Ampelodesmos mauritanica -dominated garrigues

Description (English)

Garrigues invaded and dominated by the high tussocks of Ampelodesmos mauritanica; typically thermo-Mediterranean, they also occur extensively in the meso-Mediterranean zone. They are most prevalent on the Tyrrhenian coast of central and southern Italy, in Sicily, in the Mediterranean zone and the less arid parts of the Saharo-Mediterranean transition zone of North Africa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1L
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

Flowering Plants Ampelodesmos mauritanica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ampelodesmos mauritanica 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) F5.53 Ampelodesmos mauritanica -dominated garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.53 Ampelodesmos mauritanica -dominated garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.53 Ampelodesmos mauritanica -dominated garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F5.53 Ampelodesmos mauritanica -dominated garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F5.53 Ampelodesmos mauritanica -dominated garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.23 Ampelodesmos mauritanica-dominated garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.23 Diss-dominated garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.23 Diss-dominated garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.23 Diss-dominated garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 32.23   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 32.23   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 32.23   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 32.23   same
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