Mediterraneo-montane Artemisia steppes

Description (English)

Open formations with Artemisia alba and Hyssopus officinalis, rich in chamaephytes, of eroded steep slopes of the Causses (France), harbouring, in particular, Convolvulus cantabrica and Allium flavum; similar formations of the southwestern Alps appear best included in the subcontinental steppe-grasslands (unit R1B3).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1H14

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Allium flavum
Flowering Plants Artemisia alba
Flowering Plants Convolvulus cantabrica
Flowering Plants Hyssopus officinalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Allium flavum Flowering Plants
Artemisia alba Flowering Plants
Convolvulus cantabrica Flowering Plants
Hyssopus officinalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.514 Mediterraneo-montane Artemisia steppes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.514 Mediterraneo-montane Artemisia steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.514 Mediterraneo-montane Artemisia steppes same
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