Rock pear scrub

Description (English)

Possibly primary scrub formations of the Hercynian ranges and their vicinity, the Jura, the Alpine periphery and Alpine inner valleys, with Cotoneaster integerrimus, Cotoneaster tomentosus and Amelanchier ovalis developed on very shallow soils between Xerobromion grasslands and open xerothermic oak woods.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-5123

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Amelanchier ovalis
Flowering Plants Cotoneaster integerrimus
Flowering Plants Cotoneaster tomentosus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Amelanchier ovalis Flowering Plants
Cotoneaster integerrimus Flowering Plants
Cotoneaster tomentosus 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) F3.1123 Rock pear scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.1123 Rock pear scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.1123 Rock pear scrub same
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