Illyrian heaths

Description (English)

Heaths of the southern periphery of the Pannonic basin and the lower montane level of the Dinarides, with Calluna vulgaris, Erica herbacea, Genista germanica ssp. heteracantha, Genista pilosa, Juniperus communis, Prunella laciniata, Hieracium murorum (Hieracium silvaticum), Serratula tinctoria, Nardus stricta, Carex pilulifera.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-228

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Carex pilulifera
Flowering Plants Erica herbacea
Flowering Plants Genista pilosa
Flowering Plants Hieracium murorum
Flowering Plants Hieracium silvaticum
Conifers Juniperus communis
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Prunella laciniata
Flowering Plants Serratula tinctoria
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Carex pilulifera Flowering Plants
Erica herbacea Flowering Plants
Genista pilosa Flowering Plants
Hieracium murorum Flowering Plants
Hieracium silvaticum Flowering Plants
Juniperus communis Conifers
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Prunella laciniata Flowering Plants
Serratula tinctoria 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) F4.228 Illyrian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.228 Illyrian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.228 Illyrian heaths same
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