Cretan hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Hedgehog-heaths of high mountains of Crete, in the 1500-2500 m altitudinal range, with Astragalus creticus ssp. creticus, Astragalus angustifolius, Acantholimon androsaceum, Atraphaxis billardieri, Berberis cretica, Chamaecytisus creticus, Daphne oleoides, Prunus prostrata, Euphorbia acanthothamnos, Verbascum spinosum, Sideritis syriaca, Satureja spinosa, Asperula idaea, Rhamnus prunifolius, Pimpinella tragium, Acinos alpinus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-54

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acantholimon androsaceum
Flowering Plants Acinos alpinus
Flowering Plants Asperula idaea
Flowering Plants Astragalus angustifolius
Flowering Plants Atraphaxis billardieri
Flowering Plants Berberis cretica
Flowering Plants Chamaecytisus creticus
Flowering Plants Daphne oleoides
Flowering Plants Euphorbia acanthothamnos
Flowering Plants Pimpinella tragium
Flowering Plants Prunus prostrata
Flowering Plants Rhamnus prunifolius
Flowering Plants Satureja spinosa
Flowering Plants Sideritis syriaca
Flowering Plants Verbascum spinosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acantholimon androsaceum Flowering Plants
Acinos alpinus Flowering Plants
Asperula idaea Flowering Plants
Astragalus angustifolius Flowering Plants
Atraphaxis billardieri Flowering Plants
Berberis cretica Flowering Plants
Chamaecytisus creticus Flowering Plants
Daphne oleoides Flowering Plants
Euphorbia acanthothamnos Flowering Plants
Pimpinella tragium Flowering Plants
Prunus prostrata Flowering Plants
Rhamnus prunifolius Flowering Plants
Satureja spinosa Flowering Plants
Sideritis syriaca Flowering Plants
Verbascum spinosum 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) F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.7B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.7B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.7B   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.7B   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.7B   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.7B   same
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