Genista valentina broom fields

Description (English)

Formations of the arid Iberian Southeast dominated by the endemic Genista valentina, accompanied by Lygos sphaerocarpa or, in the Sierra de Cartagena area, Calicotome infesta ssp. intermedia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S51N4

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calicotome infesta
Flowering Plants Genista valentina
Flowering Plants Lygos sphaerocarpa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calicotome infesta Flowering Plants
Genista valentina Flowering Plants
Lygos sphaerocarpa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.564 Genista valentina 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 F5.564 Genista valentina broom fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.564 Genista valentina broom fields same
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