Northern Iberian heaths

Description (English)

Tall, dense heaths of the coasts, hills and lower montane areas of the Atlantic slope of Cantabria, the Asturias and Galicia, formed by Erica vagans and Ulex europaeus, with Erica cinerea, Calluna vulgaris and Daboecia cantabrica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-2413

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Daboecia cantabrica
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Erica vagans
Flowering Plants Ulex europaeus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Daboecia cantabrica Flowering Plants
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Erica vagans Flowering Plants
Ulex europaeus 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) F4.2413 Northern Iberian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.2413 Northern Iberian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.2413 Northern Iberian heaths same
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