EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-22 - Sub-Atlantic Calluna - Genista heaths > S4-227 - Southern sub-boreal Calluna - Empetrum heaths

Southern sub-boreal Calluna - Empetrum heaths

Description (English)

Sub-boreal heaths of the Netherlands and northern Germany, occupying enclaves within the range of heaths of unit F4.22, rich in Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, or in Empetrum nigrum, characteristic, in particular, of the Hoge Veluwe, Drente and Friesland.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-227

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Empetrum nigrum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Empetrum nigrum Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium vitis-idaea 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) F4.227 Southern sub-boreal Calluna-Empetrum heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.227 Southern sub-boreal Calluna-Empetrum heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.227 Southern subboreal Calluna-Empetrum heaths same
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