Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Brassicales > Family: Brassicaceae > Genus: Boleum > Species: Boleum asperum

Boleum asperum (Pers.) Desv.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 20 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1500


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000180 Spain Estepas de Monegrillo y Pina Map
ES0000181 Spain La Retuerta y Saladas de Sástago Map
ES0000182 Spain Valcuerna, Serreta Negra y Liberola Map
ES0000183 Spain El Basal, Las Menorcas y Llanos de Cardiel Map
ES0000295 Spain Sierra de Alcubierre Map
ES0000298 Spain Matarraña - Aiguabarreix Map
ES2430096 Spain Río Guadalope, Val de Fabara y Val de Pilas Map
ES2420099 Spain Sierra de Vizcuerno Map
ES2420118 Spain Río Algars Map
ES2410076 Spain Sierras de Alcubierre y Sigena Map
ES2430097 Spain Río Matarranya Map
ES2430082 Spain Monegros Map
ES2410030 Spain Serreta Negra Map
ES5130013 Spain Aiguabarreig Segre-Cinca Map
ES2410073 Spain Ríos Cinca y Alcanadre Map
ES2430083 Spain Montes de Alfajarín - Saso de Osera Map
ES2410084 Spain Liberola-Serreta Negra Map
ES2410075 Spain Basal de Ballobar y Balsalet de Don Juan Map
ES2430081 Spain Sotos y Mejanas del Ebro Map
ES2430033 Spain Efesa de La Villa Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Boleum asperum
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