EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > B - Coastal habitats > B1 - Coastal dunes and sandy shores > B1.7 - Coastal dune woods > B1.74 - Coastal brown dunes covered with natural or almost natural thermophilous pines

Coastal brown dunes covered with natural or almost natural thermophilous pines

English name: Coastal brown dunes covered with natural or almost natural thermophilous pines

Description (English)

Coastal dunes colonised by Mediterranean and Atlantic thermophilous pines, corresponding to substitution facies or in some stations climax formations of evergreen oak of artificial origin (Quercetalia ilicis or Ceratonio-Rhamnetalia). Typical species are Pinus pinea, Pinus pinaster, Pinus halepensis, Juniperus macrocarpa, Juniperus turbinata ssp. turbinata, Scaligeria napiformis, Rhamnus alaternus, Arbutus unedo, Erica arborea, Pistacia lentiscus. This is the coastal equivalent of unit G3.7.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.74
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B1.7)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arbutus unedo
Flowering Plants Erica arborea
Conifers Juniperus macrocarpa
Conifers Pinus halepensis
Conifers Pinus pinaster
Conifers Pinus pinea
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Flowering Plants Rhamnus alaternus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arbutus unedo Flowering Plants
Erica arborea Flowering Plants
Juniperus macrocarpa Conifers
Pinus halepensis Conifers
Pinus pinaster Conifers
Pinus pinea Conifers
Pistacia lentiscus Flowering Plants
Rhamnus alaternus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

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