Aquitanian Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus suber forests

Description (English)

Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica forests with a subcanopy of Quercus suber, Arbutus unedo and sometimes Quercus robur and an undergrowth of Erica cinerea, Pteridium aquilinum, Frangula alnus, Rubia peregrina and, in the more open stands, Cistus salvifolius, Cytisus scoparius, Erica scoparia, Calluna vulgaris or, in more closed ones, Hedera helix, Ruscus aculeatus, Ilex aquifolium, developed on acidocline inner dunes of the warmer, more humid coasts of the Marensin, between the Eyre and the Adour river mouths.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-912

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Pteridium aquilinum
Flowering Plants Arbutus unedo
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Cistus salvifolius
Flowering Plants Cytisus scoparius
Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Erica scoparia
Flowering Plants Frangula alnus
Flowering Plants Hedera helix
Flowering Plants Ilex aquifolium
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Quercus suber
Flowering Plants Rubia peregrina
Flowering Plants Ruscus aculeatus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pteridium aquilinum Ferns
Arbutus unedo Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Cistus salvifolius Flowering Plants
Cytisus scoparius Flowering Plants
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Erica scoparia Flowering Plants
Frangula alnus Flowering Plants
Hedera helix Flowering Plants
Ilex aquifolium Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Quercus suber Flowering Plants
Rubia peregrina Flowering Plants
Ruscus aculeatus 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) G3.712 Aquitanian Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus suber forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.712 Aquitanian Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus suber forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.712 Aquitanian Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus suber forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.712 Aquitanian Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus suber forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.712 Aquitanian Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica - Quercus suber forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.812 Aquitanian pine-cork oak forests same
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