Juniperus phoenicea arborescent matorral

English name: Juniperus phoenicea arborescent matorral

Description (English)

Juniperus phoenicea ssp. phoenicea-dominated formations occupying steep rocky slopes of the meso-Mediterranean and, locally, thermo-Mediterranean or lower supra-Mediterranean zones, particularly developed on crests and spurs of the mountains bordering the Ebro depression, in calcareous mountains of Valencia, in the southwestern Alps and Provence, in Sardinia, in Sicily, in Puglia, in southern Greece, in North Africa. Remarkable, generally uncommon, stands of old, tall trees may take on an almost woodland appearance.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F5.1321
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F5.13)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

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

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.1321 Juniperus phoenicea arborescent matorral source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.1321 Juniperus phoenicea arborescent matorral same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.1321 Juniperus phoenicea arborescent matorral same
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