Maquis, arborescent matorral and thermo-Mediterranean scrub
Evergreen sclerophyllous or lauriphyllous shrub vegetation, with a closed or nearly closed canopy structure, having nearly 100% cover of shrubs, with few annuals and some vernal geophytes; trees are nearly always present, some of which may be in shrub form. Shrubs, sometimes tall, of Arbutus, Cistus, Cytisus, Erica, Genista, Lavandula, Myrtus, Phillyrea, Pistacia, Quercus and Spartium are typical. Included is pseudomaquis, in which the dominants are mixed deciduous and evergreen shrubs.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code S5|