EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > V - Vegetated man-made habitats > V1 - Arable land and market gardens > V13 - Arable land with unmixed crops grown by low-intensity agricultural methods

Arable land with unmixed crops grown by low-intensity agricultural methods

Description (English)

Traditionally and extensively cultivated crops, in particular, of cereals, harbouring a rich and threatened flora of field weeds including Agrostemma githago, Calendula arvensis, Cyanus segetum, Glebionis segetum, Legousia speculum-veneris, Adonis spp., Consolida spp., Nigella spp. and Papaver spp.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code V13

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Indicator species

Diagnostic species
Constant species
Dominant species
Flowering Plants Cyanus segetum
Flowering Plants Secale cereale
Flowering Plants Viola arvensis
Flowering Plants Fallopia convolvulus
Flowering Plants Triticum aestivum
Flowering Plants Papaver rhoeas
Flowering Plants Apera spica-venti
Flowering Plants Scleranthus annuus
Flowering Plants Hordeum vulgare
Flowering Plants Agrostemma githago
Flowering Plants Ranunculus arvensis
Flowering Plants Anthemis arvensis
Flowering Plants Raphanus raphanistrum
Flowering Plants Papaver argemone
Flowering Plants Aphanes arvensis
Flowering Plants Myosotis arvensis
Flowering Plants Buglossoides arvensis
Flowering Plants Avena sativa
Flowering Plants Silene noctiflora
Flowering Plants Vicia hirsuta

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
Cyanus segetum Flowering Plants
Secale cereale Flowering Plants
Viola arvensis Flowering Plants
Fallopia convolvulus Flowering Plants
Triticum aestivum Flowering Plants
Papaver rhoeas Flowering Plants
Apera spica-venti Flowering Plants
Scleranthus annuus Flowering Plants
Hordeum vulgare Flowering Plants
Agrostemma githago Flowering Plants
Ranunculus arvensis Flowering Plants
Anthemis arvensis Flowering Plants
Raphanus raphanistrum Flowering Plants
Papaver argemone Flowering Plants
Aphanes arvensis Flowering Plants
Myosotis arvensis Flowering Plants
Buglossoides arvensis Flowering Plants
Avena sativa Flowering Plants
Silene noctiflora Flowering Plants
Vicia hirsuta Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Viola arvensis
Flowering Plants Cyanus segetum
Flowering Plants Fallopia convolvulus
Flowering Plants Convolvulus arvensis
Flowering Plants Polygonum aviculare
Flowering Plants Cirsium arvense
Flowering Plants Papaver rhoeas
Flowering Plants Elytrigia repens
Flowering Plants Stellaria media
Flowering Plants Chenopodium album
Flowering Plants Vicia sativa
Flowering Plants Capsella bursa-pastoris
Flowering Plants Apera spica-venti
Flowering Plants Secale cereale
Flowering Plants Scleranthus annuus
Flowering Plants Anagallis arvensis
Flowering Plants Anthemis arvensis
Flowering Plants Tripleurospermum maritimum
Flowering Plants Myosotis arvensis
Flowering Plants Raphanus raphanistrum

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
Viola arvensis Flowering Plants
Cyanus segetum Flowering Plants
Fallopia convolvulus Flowering Plants
Convolvulus arvensis Flowering Plants
Polygonum aviculare Flowering Plants
Cirsium arvense Flowering Plants
Papaver rhoeas Flowering Plants
Elytrigia repens Flowering Plants
Stellaria media Flowering Plants
Chenopodium album Flowering Plants
Vicia sativa Flowering Plants
Capsella bursa-pastoris Flowering Plants
Apera spica-venti Flowering Plants
Secale cereale Flowering Plants
Scleranthus annuus Flowering Plants
Anagallis arvensis Flowering Plants
Anthemis arvensis Flowering Plants
Tripleurospermum maritimum Flowering Plants
Myosotis arvensis Flowering Plants
Raphanus raphanistrum Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Secale cereale
Flowering Plants Triticum aestivum
Flowering Plants Hordeum vulgare
Flowering Plants Avena sativa
Flowering Plants Solanum tuberosum

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
Secale cereale Flowering Plants
Triticum aestivum Flowering Plants
Hordeum vulgare Flowering Plants
Avena sativa Flowering Plants
Solanum tuberosum Flowering Plants

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 I1.3 Arable land with unmixed crops grown by low-intensity agricultural methods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 I1.3 Arable land with unmixed crops grown by low-intensity agricultural methods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 I1.3 Arable land with unmixed crops grown by low-intensity agricultural methods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 I1.3 Arable land with unmixed crops grown by low-intensity agricultural methods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 I1.3 Arable land with field crops grown by traditional low-intensity agriculture same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 I1.3 Arable land with field crops grown by traditional low-intensity agriculture same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 82.3 Extensive cultivation same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 82.3 Extensive cultivation same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 82.3   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 82.3   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 82.3   same
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