Genista speciosa broom fields

Description (English)

Tall, open formations dominated by or rich in the endemic Genista cinerea ssp. speciosa, with Phlomis purpurea ssp. purpurea, Ulex parviflorus ssp. willkommii, Chronanthus biflorus, Ptilostemon hispanicus, and, sometimes, Lavandula lanata, Catananche caerulea, Teucrium polium, Salvia candelabrum or Satureja graeca, of the lower meso-Mediterranean slopes of hills facing the Guadalquivir depression of eastern Andalusia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S51N3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Catananche caerulea
Flowering Plants Genista cinerea
Flowering Plants Lavandula lanata
Flowering Plants Teucrium polium
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Catananche caerulea Flowering Plants
Genista cinerea Flowering Plants
Lavandula lanata Flowering Plants
Teucrium polium Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.563 Genista speciosa broom fields same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.563 Genista speciosa broom fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.563 Genista speciosa broom fields same
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