Mountain Cytisus purgans formations
Cytisus purgans-dominated formations of higher levels (upper montane, subalpine, oro-Mediterranean) of south-western European mountains, on superficial soils, often associated with dwarf juniper scrubs (Pal. 31.43) or hedgehog-heaths (Pal. 31.7), and physiognomically reminiscent of the latter.Pino-Cytision purgantis p., Genistion polygaliphyllae p.
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 5120)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Atlantic - Favourable|
|Continental - Favourable|
|Mediterranean - Favourable|
|Habitat type||Not priority|
|Natura 2000 sites||124 are designated for this habitat type|
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.
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Species scientific name||English common name||Species group|
|Cytisus purgans||Flowering Plants|