EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-23 - Atlantic Erica - Ulex heaths > S4-239 - Aquitano-Ligerian dwarf gorse heaths

Aquitano-Ligerian dwarf gorse heaths

Description (English)

Heaths of well drained soils of Aquitaine, Saintonge, Poitou, Sologne and the Loire region formed by Ulex minor and Erica cinerea, sometimes with Erica scoparia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-239

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Erica scoparia
Flowering Plants Ulex minor
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Erica scoparia 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) F4.239 Aquitano-Ligerian dwarf gorse heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.239 Aquitano-Ligerian dwarf gorse heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.239 Aquitano-Ligerian dwarf gorse heaths same
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