Sub-Mediterranean blackthorn-privet scrub

Description (English)

Xero-thermophile scrub communities of Western Europe and western Central Europe, occupying the southern part of the west European range of unit F3.112, within the main range of the Quercion pubescenti-petraeae, as well as a few highly xerothermic central European sites. Prunus mahaleb and Acer monspessulanum are characteristic species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-5122

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer monspessulanum
Flowering Plants Prunus mahaleb
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer monspessulanum Flowering Plants
Prunus mahaleb 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) F3.1122 Sub-Mediterranean blackthorn-privet scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.1122 Sub-Mediterranean blackthorn-privet scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.1122 Sub-Mediterranean blackthorn-privet scrub same
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