EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S6 - Garrigue > S65 - Mediterranean gypsum scrub > S653 - Southeastern Iberian gypsum scrubs

Southeastern Iberian gypsum scrubs

Description (English)

Low, open thyme, germander and rockrose garrigues colonizing poorly developed gypsiferous soils of the arid southeast of the Iberian peninsula (Alicante and Murcia). Characteristic elements are Teucrium libanitis (Teucrium verticillatum), Teucrium polium, Teucrium pumilum, Teucrium carthaginense, Thymus longiflorus, Thymus antoninae, Helianthemum lavandulifolium (Helianthemum racemosum), Helianthemum squamatum, Gypsophila hispanica, Gypsophila struthium, Astragalus alopecuroides. Grasses (Lygeum, Stipa, Brachypodium), wormwood (Artemisia) and Chenopodiaceae may be locally prominent.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S653

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F6.73 Southeastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F6.73 Southeastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F6.73 South-eastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F6.73 South-eastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F6.73 South-eastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F5.53 South-eastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.53 South-eastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.93 South-eastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.93 South-eastern Iberian gypsum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.93   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.93   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.93   same
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