Calluna vulgaris brown dunes

English name: Heather brown dunes

Description (English)

Erica, Calluna and Ulex heaths colonizing decalcified dunes of France, Iberia, Britain, the Baltic coast, and Scandinavia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.52
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B1.5)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.24 Heather brown dunes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
HELCOM Baltic Sea Marine and Coastal Biotopes 1998 03.04.04 Coastal dunes: brown dunes: with dwarf shrubs same
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.1.4.3 Dwarf schrub heath type on sand with Sand Sedge. n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) H11 Calluna vulgaris-Carex arenaria heath overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.52 Calluna vulgaris brown dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.52 Calluna vulgaris brown dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.52 Calluna vulgaris brown dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.52 Calluna vulgaris brown dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B1.52 Calluna vulgaris brown dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B5.34 Heather brown dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 16.24 Heather brown dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 16.24 Heather brown dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 16.24   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 16.24   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 16.24   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 16.24   same
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