Pyrenean hedgehog-heath Pinus sylvestris forests

Description (English)

Woods or prewoods of sunny slopes (adrets) in the montane level of calcareous ranges of the southern flank of the central Pyrenees, with usually low and contorted Pinus sylvestris accompanied by a hedgehog-heath (cf. unit F7.4 of EUNIS 2012 now split i S73, S74, S75, S76) of Echinospartum horridum, Buxus sempervirens, Juniperus hemisphaerica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3711

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus hemisphaerica
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Buxus sempervirens
Flowering Plants Echinospartum horridum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus hemisphaerica Conifers
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Buxus sempervirens Flowering Plants
Echinospartum horridum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.4A1 Pyrenean hedgehog-heath Scots pine woods same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.4A1 Pyrenean hedgehog-heath Scots pine woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.4A1 Pyrenean hedgehog-heath Scots pine woods same
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