Iberian Spanish juniper forests

English name: Iberian Spanish juniper forests

Description (English)

Juniperus thurifera forests on calcareous substrates in the supra- Mediterranean levels of the Iberian Range and neighbouring plateaux, dispersed throughout the entire system, in an arc extending from the province of Burgos to the Serrania de Cuenca and the mountains of Teruel; these constitute the main range of the species. Pinus sylvestris and Pinus salzmannii may accompany the juniper; Juniperus hemisphaerica and Berberis hispanica may be common in the undergrowth.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.921
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.9)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Berberis hispanica
Conifers Juniperus hemisphaerica
Conifers Juniperus thurifera
Conifers Pinus salzmannii
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Berberis hispanica Flowering Plants
Juniperus hemisphaerica Conifers
Juniperus thurifera Conifers
Pinus salzmannii Conifers
Pinus sylvestris Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.A21 Iberian Spanish juniper forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.921 Iberian Spanish juniper forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.921 Iberian Spanish juniper forests same
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