Middle Nevadan hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Oro-Mediterranean (higher xeroacanthic) hedgehog-heaths occupying mainly the 2000-2300 m altitudinal range, with Vella spinosa, Erinacea anthyllis, Ptilotrichum spinosum, Astragalus sempervirens ssp. nevadensis, Astragalus granatensis ssp. granatensis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-332

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erinacea anthyllis
Flowering Plants Ptilotrichum spinosum
Flowering Plants Vella spinosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erinacea anthyllis Flowering Plants
Ptilotrichum spinosum 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) F7.432 Middle Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.432 Middle Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.432 Middle Nevadan hedgehog-heaths same
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