Peri-Nevadan dwarf cushion-heaths

Description (English)

Oro-Mediterranean, and sometimes supra-Mediterranean, formations of dwarf white-tomentose, cushion-forming suffrutescents of the high sub-Baetic and Baetic ranges; characteristic are Andryala agardhii, Convolvulus boissieri, Hippocrepis squamata ssp. eriocarpa, Pterocephalus spathulatus and Thymus granatensis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7342

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Andryala agardhii
Flowering Plants Convolvulus boissieri
Flowering Plants Hippocrepis squamata
Flowering Plants Thymus granatensis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Andryala agardhii Flowering Plants
Convolvulus boissieri Flowering Plants
Hippocrepis squamata Flowering Plants
Thymus granatensis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F7.442 Peri-Nevadan dwarf cushion-heaths same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.442 Peri-Nevadan dwarf cushion-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.442 Peri-Nevadan dwarf cushion-heaths same
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