Sub-Atlantic juniper heaths

English name: Sub-Atlantic juniper heaths

Description (English)

Juniperus communis thickets developed on acidic, often sandy, substrates of middle Europe, including inland dunes, often as colonization facies of heaths and related communities, distributed in particular in southern Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, the Paris Basin, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Estonia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F3.162
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F3.16)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus communis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus communis Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.882 Subatlantic juniper heaths source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.162 Sub-Atlantic juniper heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.162 Subatlantic juniper heaths same
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