Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Echinospartum horridum formations of dry slopes of the supra-Mediterranean zone of the southern Pyrenees; accompanying the dense, spiny cushions are Juniperus hemisphaerica, Buxus sempervirens, Ononis fruticosa, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. crassifolia and Pinus sylvestris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-31

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Buxus sempervirens
Flowering Plants Echinospartum horridum
Conifers Juniperus hemisphaerica
Flowering Plants Ononis fruticosa
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Buxus sempervirens Flowering Plants
Echinospartum horridum Flowering Plants
Juniperus hemisphaerica Conifers
Ononis fruticosa Flowering Plants
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

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) F7.41 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.41 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.41 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.41 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.41 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.41 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.41 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.71 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.71 Pyrenean hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.71   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.71   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.71   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.71   same
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