Galicio-Leonese Erica umbellata heaths

Description (English)

Lower altitude heaths on the confines of Galicia and Leon dominated by Erica umbellata accompanied by Erica cinerea, Calluna vulgaris, Chamaespartium tridentatum, Halimium alyssoides, Genista triacanthos, Lavandula stoechas ssp. luisieri.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S42442

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Chamaespartium tridentatum
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Erica umbellata
Flowering Plants Genista triacanthos
Flowering Plants Halimium alyssoides
Flowering Plants Lavandula stoechas
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Chamaespartium tridentatum Flowering Plants
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Erica umbellata Flowering Plants
Genista triacanthos Flowering Plants
Halimium alyssoides Flowering Plants
Lavandula stoechas Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F4.2442 Galicio-Leonese Erica umbellata heaths same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.2442 Galicio-Leonese Erica umbellata heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.2442 Galicio-Leonese Erica umbellata heaths same
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