Juniperus communis thickets developed on calcareous substrates of middle Europe, in particular, of southern England, southern Germany, southern Belgium, the periphery of the Paris Basin, the Danish, Swedish and eastern Baltic islands, the Estonian mainland, often as colonization facies of medio-European calcareous grasslands of unit E1 (of EUNIS 2012 split in R1G, R1H, R1J, R1K, R1L).
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code S311|
Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)Not available
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012)||F3.161||Juniper downs||same|