Po basin heaths

Description (English)

Calluna vulgaris heaths of the fluvioglacial terraces that constitute the high plains of the Po river system, with Genista pilosa, Genista tinctoria, Cytisus scoparius, Polygala chamaebuxus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-229

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Cytisus scoparius
Flowering Plants Genista pilosa
Flowering Plants Genista tinctoria
Flowering Plants Polygala chamaebuxus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Cytisus scoparius Flowering Plants
Genista pilosa Flowering Plants
Genista tinctoria Flowering Plants
Polygala chamaebuxus 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) F4.229 Po basin heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.229 Po basin heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.229 Po basin heaths same
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