Echinospartum boissieri hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Mostly supra-Mediterranean hedgehog-heaths colonizing superficial, eroded soils and windswept stations of calcareous Baetic and sub-Baetic ranges, comprising many cushion plants and generally physiognomically dominated by the large hemispherical shrubs of Echinospartum boissieri.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-343

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Echinospartum boissieri
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Echinospartum boissieri 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) F7.443 Echinospartum boissieri hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.443 Echinospartum boissieri hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.443 Echinospartum boissieri hedgehog-heaths same
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