EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-2 - Dry heath > S4-24 - Ibero-Atlantic Erica - Ulex - Cistus heaths > S4-245 - Oro-Castillan heaths > S4-2451 - Western Cordilleran Erica aragonensis heaths

Western Cordilleran Erica aragonensis heaths

Description (English)

Erica aragonensis formations of the western Cordillera Central (Serra da Estrela, Sierra de Gata, Sierra de Pena de Francia) with Erica umbellata, Halimium alyssoides and sometimes Juniperus nana.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-2451

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica aragonensis
Flowering Plants Erica umbellata
Flowering Plants Halimium alyssoides
Conifers Juniperus nana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica aragonensis Flowering Plants
Erica umbellata Flowering Plants
Halimium alyssoides Flowering Plants
Juniperus nana Conifers

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) F4.2451 Western Cordilleran Erica aragonensis heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.2451 Western Cordilleran Erica aragonensis heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.2451 Western Cordilleran Erica aragonensis heaths same
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