Juniperus communis scrub

English name: Common juniper scrub

Description (English)

Temperate and mediterranean-montane communities dominated by Juniperus communis, mostly Juniperus-dominated variants of units F3.11, F3.13, F3.22-F3.24. Calluna vulgaris, Crataegus spp., Pinus sylvestris, Quercus petraea, Bromus erectus and Festuca rupicola are also present.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F3.16
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.88 Common juniper scrub source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 5.1.1.5e Juniper-heather heath-variant n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) W19 Juniperus communis ssp. communis-Oxalis acetosella woodland not defined
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.1 Lande subatlantique acidophile wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.16 Juniperus communis scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.16 Juniperus communis scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F3.16 Juniperus communis scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F3.16 Juniperus communis scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F1.36 Juniperus communis scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F1.36 Common juniper scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.88 Common juniper scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.88 Common juniper scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.88   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.88   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.88   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.88   same
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