EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > F - Heathland, scrub and tundra > F4 - Temperate shrub heathland

Temperate shrub heathland

English name: Temperate shrub heathland

Description (English)

Shrub communities of nemoral affinities, in which Ericaceae are dominant or at least prominent. Such heaths are best developed on acid soils in the Atlantic zone and also in sub-Atlantic Europe.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F4

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31 Temperate heath and scrub wider
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains not defined
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 D Heathland overlap
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 10 Dwarf shrub heath narrower
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 16 Upland heathland narrower
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 15 Lowland heathland narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.1 Lande subatlantique acidophile narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4 Temperate shrub heathland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4 Temperate shrub heathland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F4 Temperate shrub heathland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F4 Temperate shrub heathland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F4 Temperate heathland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F4 Temperate heath habitats same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31 Temperate heath and scrub narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31 Temperate heath and scrub narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31   narrower
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