Sorian heaths

Description (English)

Erica aragonensis and Calluna vulgaris heath communities of the northern Iberian Range, often with Genista pilosa or, on wetter soils, Genista anglica and Genista micrantha.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-246

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Erica aragonensis
Flowering Plants Genista anglica
Flowering Plants Genista micrantha
Flowering Plants Genista pilosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Erica aragonensis Flowering Plants
Genista anglica Flowering Plants
Genista micrantha Flowering Plants
Genista pilosa 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) F4.246 Sorian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.246 Sorian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.246 Sorian heaths same
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