Northern Thracian tragacanth hedgehog-heath

Description (English)

Endemic Astragalus aitosensis (Astragalus arnacantha, Astracantha aitosensis) formation of Bulgaria, restricted to a few sites of the xerothermic oak belt, on steep, south-facing slopes of the Aitoska hills, southeastern spur of the Balkan Range onto the Northern Thracian plain.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-5A1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Astragalus aitosensis
Flowering Plants Astragalus arnacantha
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Astragalus aitosensis Flowering Plants
Astragalus arnacantha 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) F7.4I1 Northern Thracian tragacanth hedgehog-heath same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.4I1 Northern Thracian tragacanth hedgehog-heath same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.4I1 Northern Thracian tragacanth hedgehog-heath same
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