EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-23 - Atlantic Erica - Ulex heaths > S4-237 - Cantabro-Pyrenean Erica vagans - E. cinerea heaths

Cantabro-Pyrenean Erica vagans - E. cinerea heaths

Description (English)

Heaths with Ulex gallii, Erica vagans, Erica cinerea, sometimes Erica aragonensis, and Pseudarrhenatherum longifolium of the French and Spanish Basque coast and of the beech level of the Atlantic Pyrenees and of the Cantabrian chain, mostly on mildly acid or slightly calcareous soils.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-237

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica aragonensis
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Erica vagans
Flowering Plants Pseudarrhenatherum longifolium
Flowering Plants Ulex gallii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica aragonensis Flowering Plants
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Erica vagans Flowering Plants
Pseudarrhenatherum longifolium 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) F4.237 Cantabro-Pyrenean Erica vagans-E. cinerea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.237 Cantabro-Pyrenean Erica vagans-E. cinerea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.237 Cantabro-Pyrenean Erica vagans-E. cinerea heaths same
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