Iberian sage-leaved willow scrub

Description (English)

Small or medium-sized willow scrub of meso-Mediterranean and, locally, supra-Mediterranean, zones of central Iberia (Castellano-Leonese sectors, Extremadura), characterized by the presence of the Iberian endemic Salix salvifolia and Salix x secalliana, together with Salix atrocinerea, Salix x matritensis, Salix neotricha, Salix purpurea ssp. lambertiana, Salix triandra ssp. discolor; they line, mostly on siliceous sandy soils, small oligotrophic rivers with strong seasonal amplitude, or form behind the taller curtain of the Populo nigrae-Salicetum neotrichae along large water courses of argilous base-rich soils.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-216

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Salix atrocinerea
Flowering Plants Salix neotricha
Flowering Plants Salix salvifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Salix atrocinerea Flowering Plants
Salix neotricha Flowering Plants
Salix salvifolia 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) F9.126 Iberian sage-leaved willow scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.126 Iberian sage-leaved willow scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.126 Iberian sage-leaved willow scrub same
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