EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-22 - Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths > S4-223 - Campino-Flandrian Calluna - Genista heaths

Campino-Flandrian Calluna - Genista heaths

Description (English)

Heaths of the southwestern Germano-Baltic plain, in the Netherlands, south of the Rhine, Belgium and northwestern France, dominated by Calluna vulgaris, with Genista anglica, Genista pilosa and a species cortège that reflects Atlantic influences, marked, in particular, by the frequent presence of Erica cinerea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-223

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Genista anglica
Flowering Plants Genista pilosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Genista anglica Flowering Plants
Genista pilosa 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) F4.223 Campino-Flandrian Calluna-Genista heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.223 Campino-Flandrian Calluna-Genista heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.223 Campino-Flandrian Calluna-Genista heaths same
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