Murcio-Alicantian arid garrigues

Description (English)

Diverse formations of the northern part of the arid Iberian Southeast characterized by various combinations of the dwarf shrubs Helianthemum caput-felis, Helianthemum cinereum ssp. cinereum, Helianthemum pilosum ssp. violaceum, Hypericum ericoides, Launaea pumila and the endemic Astragalus hispanicus, Sideritis leucantha ssp. tragoriganum, Teucrium pumilum ssp. carolipaui, Thymus longiflorus ssp. moroderi.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-4171

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Astragalus hispanicus
Flowering Plants Helianthemum caput-felis
Flowering Plants Hypericum ericoides
Flowering Plants Launaea pumila
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Astragalus hispanicus Flowering Plants
Helianthemum caput-felis Flowering Plants
Hypericum ericoides Flowering Plants
Launaea pumila 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) F5.5571 Murcio-Alicantian arid garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.5571 Murcio-Alicantian arid garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.5571 Murcio-Alicantian arid garrigues same
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