Blackthorn-privet scrub

Description (English)

Shrub communities of Western Europe and western and northern Central Europe east to Poland, northern Moldavia, Slovakia and Austria, developed on the usually calcareous, dry soils with warm exposure characteristic of the Quercion pubescenti-petraeae and of xeric, calciphilous forms of the Carpinion, with, among others, Prunus spinosa, Ligustrum vulgare, Viburnum lantana, Cornus mas, Rhamnus catharticus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-512

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cornus mas
Flowering Plants Ligustrum vulgare
Flowering Plants Prunus spinosa
Flowering Plants Rhamnus catharticus
Flowering Plants Viburnum lantana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cornus mas Flowering Plants
Ligustrum vulgare Flowering Plants
Prunus spinosa Flowering Plants
Rhamnus catharticus Flowering Plants
Viburnum lantana 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) F3.112 Blackthorn-privet scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.112 Blackthorn-privet scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.112 Blackthorn-privet scrub same
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