Lower Nevadan hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Supra-Mediterranean (lower xeroacanthic) hedgehog-heaths occupying mainly the 1700-2000 m altitudinal range, often rich in Bupleurum spinosum, with Vella spinosa, Erinacea anthyllis or Echinospartum boissieri.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-331

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Bupleurum spinosum
Flowering Plants Echinospartum boissieri
Flowering Plants Erinacea anthyllis
Flowering Plants Vella spinosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Bupleurum spinosum Flowering Plants
Echinospartum boissieri Flowering Plants
Erinacea anthyllis Flowering Plants
Vella spinosa 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) F7.431 Lower Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.431 Lower Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.431 Lower Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
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