Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths

Description (English)

Ulex parviflorus ssp. parviflorus-dominated formations of central-western Portugal, southern and eastern Spain and southern France and coastal North Africa, locally distributed on calcareous or siliceous substrates of the thermo-Mediterranean and lower meso-Mediterranean zones, occasionally ascending to higher elevations. Communities including the related Ulex parviflorus ssp. willkommii, Ulex baeticus and Ulex australis are listed under units F5.58, F5.5A and F5.5C, clearly meso-Mediterranean formations under unit F6.1H.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1P4

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ulex australis
Flowering Plants Ulex baeticus
Flowering Plants Ulex parviflorus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ulex australis Flowering Plants
Ulex baeticus Flowering Plants
Ulex parviflorus 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) F5.574 Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.574 Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.574 Ulex parviflorus gorse-heaths same
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