Petrarch-spleenwort cliffs

English name: Petrarch-spleenwort cliffs

Description (English)

Calcareous and dolomitic cliff and rock communities of the Mediterranean hills and mountains of Spain, from Catalonia to the Serrania de Ronda, and of the thermo- and lower meso-Mediterranean levels of the Balearics, the coastal chains of Provence and Bas-Languedoc, of the southern Cévennes, of Corsica and Sardinia, with Asplenium petrarchae, Phagnalon sordidum, Sarcocapnos enneaphylla, Biscutella frutescens, Hieracium stelligerum, Lavatera maritima, Campanula macrorhiza, Melica minuta, Melica bauhinii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.211
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H3.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Asplenium petrarchae
Flowering Plants Biscutella frutescens
Flowering Plants Campanula macrorhiza
Flowering Plants Hieracium stelligerum
Flowering Plants Lavatera maritima
Flowering Plants Melica bauhinii
Flowering Plants Melica minuta
Flowering Plants Phagnalon sordidum
Flowering Plants Sarcocapnos enneaphylla
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asplenium petrarchae Ferns
Biscutella frutescens Flowering Plants
Campanula macrorhiza Flowering Plants
Hieracium stelligerum Flowering Plants
Lavatera maritima Flowering Plants
Melica bauhinii Flowering Plants
Melica minuta Flowering Plants
Phagnalon sordidum Flowering Plants
Sarcocapnos enneaphylla Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.111 Petrarch-spleenwort cliffs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.211 Petrarch-spleenwort cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.211 Petrarch-spleenwort cliffs same
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