EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > SA - Hedgerows > SA-3 - Species-rich hedgerows of native species

Species-rich hedgerows of native species

Description (English)

Hedgerows composed mainly of native species, with on average at least five native woody species per 25 m length, excluding undershrubs such as Rubus fruticosus or climbers such as Clematis vitalba or Hedera helix. In western Europe, many such hedges are thought to be medieval in origin.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code SA-3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Indicator species

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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) FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 FA.3 Species-rich hedgerows of native species same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F8.3 Species-rich hedgerows same
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