Nevadan hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Highly developed hedgehog formations of the Sierra Nevada with Erinacea anthyllis, Vella spinosa, Astragalus sempervirens ssp. nevadensis, Astragalus granatensis ssp. granatensis (Astragalus boissieri), Ptilotrichum spinosum, Bupleurum spinosum, Genista baetica. Associated dwarf suffrutescent formations of high slopes and crests.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-33

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Astragalus boissieri
Flowering Plants Bupleurum spinosum
Flowering Plants Erinacea anthyllis
Flowering Plants Genista baetica
Flowering Plants Ptilotrichum spinosum
Flowering Plants Vella spinosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Astragalus boissieri Flowering Plants
Bupleurum spinosum Flowering Plants
Erinacea anthyllis Flowering Plants
Genista baetica Flowering Plants
Ptilotrichum spinosum Flowering Plants
Vella spinosa 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) F7.43 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.43 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.43 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.43 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.43 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.43 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.43 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.73 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.73 Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.73   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.73   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.73   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.73   same
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