Atlantic blackthorn-bramble scrub

Description (English)

Prunus spinosa, Rubus spp. communities of the British Isles and other areas of strongly Atlantic climates. Ulex europaeus, Hedera helix, Lonicera periclymenum and Pteridium aquilinum are often present.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-5112

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Hedera helix
Flowering Plants Lonicera periclymenum
Flowering Plants Prunus spinosa
Ferns Pteridium aquilinum
Flowering Plants Ulex europaeus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Hedera helix Flowering Plants
Lonicera periclymenum Flowering Plants
Prunus spinosa Flowering Plants
Pteridium aquilinum Ferns
Ulex europaeus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F3.1112 Atlantic blackthorn-bramble scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.1112 Atlantic blackthorn-bramble scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.1112 Atlantic blackthorn-bramble scrub same
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