Crau steppe

Description (English)

Open grasslands of the coussous still covering vast but dwindling expanses of the Crau (southern France) a fossil delta of the Durance, with Brachypodium retusum, Stipa capillata, Dichanthium ischaemum, Elymus caput-medusae, Thymus vulgaris, Bellis sylvestris, Asphodelus fistulosus, Euphorbia seguierana, Linum gallicum, Salvia multifida, Bufonia macrosperma; they support a fauna of exceptional originality.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1E2

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
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.312 Crau steppe same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.312 Crau steppe same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.312 Crau steppe same
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