Biscay heaths

English name: Biscay heaths

Description (English)

Coastal and collinar Erica-Ulex-Cistus heaths of the periphery of the Bay of Biscay and of the slopes of the Garonne Gap.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F4.241
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F4.2)

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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.241 Biscay heaths source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.241 Biscay heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.241 Biscay heaths same
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