Northern Erica vagans heaths

Description (English)

Heaths of well drained soils of the coasts and offshore islands of Ireland, Cornwall and Brittany, other than cushiony maritime formations, dominated by or rich in Erica vagans, constituting isolated northern outposts of occurrence of the species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-234

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica vagans
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica vagans 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) F4.234 Northern Erica vagans heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.234 Northern Erica vagans heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.234 Northern Erica vagans heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F4.231 Northern Erica vagans heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F4.231 Northern Erica vagans heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.234 Northern Erica vagans heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.234 Northern Erica vagans heaths same
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