EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S6 - Garrigue > S6-3 - Eastern garrigue > S6-3Z - Balkan peninsula supra-Mediterranean garrigues > S6-3Z2 - Balkan peninsula supra-Mediterranean subshrub garrigues

Balkan peninsula supra-Mediterranean subshrub garrigues

Description (English)

Formations of the supra-Mediterranean Ostryo-Carpinion aegeicum zone of the southern Balkan peninsula, in particular, of northern Greece and the southern F.Y.R. of Macedonia, dominated by subshrubs associated with supra-Mediterranean dry grassland elements and generally forming a mosaic with such grasslands; they include, notably Satureja montana grassy, stony scrubs and Genista nissana heaths.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S6-3Z2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Genista nissana
Flowering Plants Satureja montana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Genista nissana Flowering Plants
Satureja montana 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) F6.662 Balkan peninsula supra-Mediterranean subshrub garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F6.662 Balkan peninsula supra-Mediterranean subshrub garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F6.662 Balkan peninsula supramediterranean subshrub garrigues same
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