Scotian juniper heaths

Description (English)

Prostrate Juniperus nana mats of the Highlands of Scotland, restricted to a limited number of stations on the west side of mountains in the northwest Highlands and on Skye, with Calluna vulgaris, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos alpinus, Empetrum hermaphroditum, Cladonia uncialis, Racomitrium lanuginosum and oceanic hepatics.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2315

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus nana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus nana Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.253 Scotian juniper heaths same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.253 Scotian juniper heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.253 Scotian juniper heaths same
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