Western Genista garrigues

Description (English)

Shrubby formations of the western Mediterranean basin characterized by the abundance of small, spiny brooms such as Genista scorpius, Genista hispanica, Genista corsica, Genista lucida.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S6-18

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Genista corsica
Flowering Plants Genista hispanica
Flowering Plants Genista lucida
Flowering Plants Genista scorpius
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Genista corsica Flowering Plants
Genista hispanica Flowering Plants
Genista lucida Flowering Plants
Genista scorpius 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) F6.18 Western Genista garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F6.18 Western Genista garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F6.18 Western Genista garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F6.18 Western Genista garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F6.18 Western Genista garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F5.29 Western Genista garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.48 Western Genista garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.48 Genista garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.48 Genista garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 32.48   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 32.48   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 32.48   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 32.48   same
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