EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > V - Vegetated man-made habitats > V1 - Arable land and market gardens > V12 - Mixed crops of market gardens and horticulture

Mixed crops of market gardens and horticulture

Description (English)

Intensive cultivation of vegetables, flowers, small fruits, usually in alternating strips of different crops. Includes allotments and small-scale market gardens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code V12

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Indicator species

Diagnostic species
Constant species
Dominant species
Flowering Plants Solanum tuberosum
Flowering Plants Galinsoga quadriradiata
Flowering Plants Galinsoga parviflora
Flowering Plants Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
Flowering Plants Armoracia rusticana
Flowering Plants Chenopodium album
Flowering Plants Zea mays
Flowering Plants Veronica persica
Flowering Plants Brassica rapa
Flowering Plants Fallopia convolvulus
Flowering Plants Lamium purpureum
Flowering Plants Persicaria lapathifolia
Flowering Plants Persicaria maculosa
Flowering Plants Helianthus annuus
Flowering Plants Papaver somniferum
Flowering Plants Stellaria media
Flowering Plants Euphorbia helioscopia
Flowering Plants Raphanus sativus
Flowering Plants Thlaspi arvense
Flowering Plants Cucurbita pepo

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
Solanum tuberosum Flowering Plants
Galinsoga quadriradiata Flowering Plants
Galinsoga parviflora Flowering Plants
Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris Flowering Plants
Armoracia rusticana Flowering Plants
Chenopodium album Flowering Plants
Zea mays Flowering Plants
Veronica persica Flowering Plants
Brassica rapa Flowering Plants
Fallopia convolvulus Flowering Plants
Lamium purpureum Flowering Plants
Persicaria lapathifolia Flowering Plants
Persicaria maculosa Flowering Plants
Helianthus annuus Flowering Plants
Papaver somniferum Flowering Plants
Stellaria media Flowering Plants
Euphorbia helioscopia Flowering Plants
Raphanus sativus Flowering Plants
Thlaspi arvense Flowering Plants
Cucurbita pepo Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Chenopodium album
Flowering Plants Stellaria media
Flowering Plants Cirsium arvense
Flowering Plants Fallopia convolvulus
Flowering Plants Solanum tuberosum
Flowering Plants Elytrigia repens
Flowering Plants Persicaria lapathifolia
Flowering Plants Capsella bursa-pastoris
Flowering Plants Polygonum aviculare
Flowering Plants Daucus carota
Flowering Plants Tripleurospermum maritimum
Ferns Equisetum arvense
Flowering Plants Echinochloa crus-galli
Flowering Plants Convolvulus arvensis
Flowering Plants Viola arvensis
Flowering Plants Persicaria maculosa
Flowering Plants Veronica persica
Flowering Plants Galinsoga parviflora
Flowering Plants Lamium purpureum
Flowering Plants Myosotis 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
Stellaria media Flowering Plants
Cirsium arvense Flowering Plants
Fallopia convolvulus Flowering Plants
Solanum tuberosum Flowering Plants
Elytrigia repens Flowering Plants
Persicaria lapathifolia Flowering Plants
Capsella bursa-pastoris Flowering Plants
Polygonum aviculare Flowering Plants
Daucus carota Flowering Plants
Tripleurospermum maritimum Flowering Plants
Equisetum arvense Ferns
Echinochloa crus-galli Flowering Plants
Convolvulus arvensis Flowering Plants
Viola arvensis Flowering Plants
Persicaria maculosa Flowering Plants
Veronica persica Flowering Plants
Galinsoga parviflora Flowering Plants
Lamium purpureum Flowering Plants
Myosotis arvensis Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Solanum tuberosum
Flowering Plants Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
Flowering Plants Zea mays

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
Solanum tuberosum Flowering Plants
Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris Flowering Plants
Zea mays Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) I1.2 Mixed crops of market gardens and horticulture same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 I1.2 Mixed crops of market gardens and horticulture same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 I1.2 Mixed crops of market gardens and horticulture same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 I1.2 Mixed crops of market gardens and horticulture same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 I1.2 Mixed crops of market gardens and horticulture same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 I1.2 Market gardens and horticulture same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 I1.12 Market gardens and horticulture same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 82.12 Market gardens and horticulture same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 82.12 Market gardens and horticulture same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 82.12   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 82.12   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 82.12   same
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