Dry sand heaths with Calluna and Empetrum nigrum
Coastal non-dunal Calluna vulgaris and Empetrum nigrum heaths of the North Sea and the Baltic, formed on quartzic sands originating in redeposited and reworked glacial drift and outwash.
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 2320)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Boreal - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Continental - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Habitat type||Not priority|
|Natura 2000 sites||85 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
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Species mentioned in habitat description
Natura 2000 sites
Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites
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Relation to habitat classifications
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||F4.261||Dry sandy heaths with Empetrum nigrum||narrower|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||F4.2||Dry heaths||narrower|
|Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994||220.127.116.11||Calluna vulgaris-Empetrum nigrum-Carex arenaria-typ||not defined|