EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-23 - Atlantic Erica - Ulex heaths > S4-235 - Anglo-Armorican Erica cinerea - Ulex gallii heaths

Anglo-Armorican Erica cinerea - Ulex gallii heaths

Description (English)

Heaths of well drained soils of Brittany, the Cotentin peninsula, the South-Western Peninsula and the south coast of Wales, dominated by Ulex gallii, Erica cinerea and Calluna vulgaris, often rich in grasses, in particular, Agrostis curtisii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-235

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Agrostis curtisii
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Ulex gallii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis curtisii Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Ulex gallii 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) F4.235 Anglo-Armorican Erica cinerea-Ulex gallii heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.235 Anglo-Armorican Erica cinerea-Ulex gallii heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.235 Anglo-Armorican Erica cinerea-Ulex gallii heaths same
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