Intensive unmixed crops

Description (English)

Cereal and other non-woody crops grown on large, unbroken surfaces in open field landscapes

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code V11

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Indicator species

Diagnostic species
Constant species
Dominant species
Flowering Plants Viola arvensis
Flowering Plants Fallopia convolvulus
Flowering Plants Triticum aestivum
Flowering Plants Secale cereale
Flowering Plants Chenopodium album
Flowering Plants Hordeum vulgare
Flowering Plants Thlaspi arvense
Flowering Plants Veronica persica
Flowering Plants Myosotis arvensis
Flowering Plants Tripleurospermum maritimum
Flowering Plants Apera spica-venti
Flowering Plants Stellaria media
Flowering Plants Capsella bursa-pastoris
Flowering Plants Spergula arvensis
Flowering Plants Cyanus segetum
Flowering Plants Lamium purpureum
Flowering Plants Solanum tuberosum
Flowering Plants Cirsium arvense
Flowering Plants Brassica napus
Flowering Plants Avena sativa

Diagnostic species occur concentrated in the habitat in question, but are absent or rare in other habitats. They are good positive indicators of the habitat, but they do not need to occur in every location of the habitat.

Species scientific name English common name Species group
Viola arvensis Flowering Plants
Fallopia convolvulus Flowering Plants
Triticum aestivum Flowering Plants
Secale cereale Flowering Plants
Chenopodium album Flowering Plants
Hordeum vulgare Flowering Plants
Thlaspi arvense Flowering Plants
Veronica persica Flowering Plants
Myosotis arvensis Flowering Plants
Tripleurospermum maritimum Flowering Plants
Apera spica-venti Flowering Plants
Stellaria media Flowering Plants
Capsella bursa-pastoris Flowering Plants
Spergula arvensis Flowering Plants
Cyanus segetum Flowering Plants
Lamium purpureum Flowering Plants
Solanum tuberosum Flowering Plants
Cirsium arvense Flowering Plants
Brassica napus Flowering Plants
Avena sativa Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Chenopodium album
Flowering Plants Viola arvensis
Flowering Plants Stellaria media
Flowering Plants Fallopia convolvulus
Flowering Plants Elytrigia repens
Flowering Plants Cirsium arvense
Flowering Plants Capsella bursa-pastoris
Flowering Plants Tripleurospermum maritimum
Flowering Plants Polygonum aviculare
Flowering Plants Convolvulus arvensis
Ferns Equisetum arvense
Flowering Plants Myosotis arvensis
Flowering Plants Galium aparine
Flowering Plants Apera spica-venti
Flowering Plants Veronica persica
Flowering Plants Persicaria lapathifolia
Flowering Plants Cyanus segetum
Flowering Plants Vicia sativa
Flowering Plants Veronica arvensis

Constant species occur frequently in the habitat, but they may include generalist species that are also frequent in other habitats.

Species scientific name English common name Species group
Chenopodium album Flowering Plants
Viola arvensis Flowering Plants
Stellaria media Flowering Plants
Fallopia convolvulus Flowering Plants
Elytrigia repens Flowering Plants
Cirsium arvense Flowering Plants
Capsella bursa-pastoris Flowering Plants
Tripleurospermum maritimum Flowering Plants
Polygonum aviculare Flowering Plants
Convolvulus arvensis Flowering Plants
Equisetum arvense Ferns
Myosotis arvensis Flowering Plants
Galium aparine Flowering Plants
Apera spica-venti Flowering Plants
Veronica persica Flowering Plants
Persicaria lapathifolia Flowering Plants
Cyanus segetum Flowering Plants
Vicia sativa Flowering Plants
Veronica arvensis Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Triticum aestivum
Flowering Plants Secale cereale
Flowering Plants Solanum tuberosum
Flowering Plants Hordeum vulgare

Dominant species are those that often reach high cover in the habitat, thus determining the habitat physiognomy.

Species scientific name English common name Species group
Triticum aestivum Flowering Plants
Secale cereale Flowering Plants
Solanum tuberosum Flowering Plants
Hordeum vulgare Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) I1.1 Intensive unmixed crops narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 I1.1 Intensive unmixed crops same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 I1.1 Intensive unmixed crops same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 I1.1 Intensive unmixed crops same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 I1.1 Intensive unmixed crops same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 I1.1 Intensive field crops same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 I1.11 Field crops same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 82.11 Field crops same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 82.11 Field crops same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 82.11   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 82.11   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 82.11   same
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