EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-23 - Atlantic Erica - Ulex heaths > S4-238 - Gallo-Britannic dwarf gorse heaths

Gallo-Britannic dwarf gorse heaths

Description (English)

Heaths of sub-Atlantic France and of southern and southeastern England formed by Ulex minor, Erica cinerea, Calluna vulgaris and Ulex europaeus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-238

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Ulex europaeus
Flowering Plants Ulex minor
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Ulex europaeus Flowering Plants
Ulex minor 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) F4.238 Gallo-Britannic dwarf gorse heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.238 Gallo-Britannic dwarf gorse heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.238 Gallo-Britannic dwarf gorse heaths same
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