EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > F - Heathland, scrub and tundra > F6 - Garrigue > F6.7 - Mediterranean gypsum scrubs > F6.71 - Central Iberian gypsum scrubs

Central Iberian gypsum scrubs

English name: Central Iberian gypsum scrubs

Description (English)

Low garrigues dotted with occasional tall bushes, developed on gypseous soils which are often covered by a crust of lichens, generally rich in Centaurea hyssopifolia and often in Gypsophila struthium, Lepidium subulatum, Thymus zygis or Jurinea pinnata. They are limited to the meseta and eastern Andalusia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F6.71
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F6.7)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Centaurea hyssopifolia
Flowering Plants Gypsophila struthium
Flowering Plants Jurinea pinnata
Flowering Plants Lepidium subulatum
Flowering Plants Thymus zygis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Centaurea hyssopifolia Flowering Plants
Gypsophila struthium Flowering Plants
Jurinea pinnata Flowering Plants
Lepidium subulatum Flowering Plants
Thymus zygis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.91 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F6.71 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F6.71 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F6.71 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F6.71 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F5.51 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.51 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.91 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.91 Central Iberian gypsum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.91   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.91   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.91   same
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