Charente Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus ilex forests

Description (English)

Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica forests with a subcanopy of Quercus ilex, Arbutus unedo and sometimes Quercus pubescens or Quercus robur and an undergrowth of Rubia peregrina, Cistus salvifolius, Daphne gnidium and, in the more acid stands, Ulex europaeus, Cytisus scoparius, Erica scoparia or, in more calcareous ones, Hedera helix, Ruscus aculeatus, developed on mostly calcareous inner dunes of the low-rainfall coasts of Vendé, Charente-maritime and northern Gironde, including the islands of Noirmoutier, Yeu, Ré‚ and Oléron.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-911

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arbutus unedo
Flowering Plants Cistus salvifolius
Flowering Plants Cytisus scoparius
Flowering Plants Daphne gnidium
Flowering Plants Erica scoparia
Flowering Plants Hedera helix
Flowering Plants Quercus ilex
Flowering Plants Quercus pubescens
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Rubia peregrina
Flowering Plants Ruscus aculeatus
Flowering Plants Ulex europaeus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arbutus unedo Flowering Plants
Cistus salvifolius Flowering Plants
Cytisus scoparius Flowering Plants
Daphne gnidium Flowering Plants
Erica scoparia Flowering Plants
Hedera helix Flowering Plants
Quercus ilex Flowering Plants
Quercus pubescens Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Rubia peregrina Flowering Plants
Ruscus aculeatus Flowering Plants
Ulex europaeus 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) G3.711 Charente Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus ilex forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.711 Charente Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus ilex forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.711 Charente Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus ilex forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.711 Charente Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus ilex forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.711 Charente Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus ilex forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.811 Charente pine-holm oak forests same
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