Cantabrian Spanish juniper forests

Description (English)

Relict, open Juniperus thurifera woodlands of dry, warm, rocky, calcareous southern slopes of the Cordillera Cantabrica, between the Rio Pisuerga and the Rio Luna, with Juniperus nana, Juniperus sabina, Berberis vulgaris ssp. cantabrica, Rhamnus alpinus, Viburnum lantana.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-D63

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus nana
Conifers Juniperus sabina
Conifers Juniperus thurifera
Flowering Plants Rhamnus alpinus
Flowering Plants Viburnum lantana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus nana Conifers
Juniperus sabina Conifers
Juniperus thurifera Conifers
Rhamnus alpinus Flowering Plants
Viburnum lantana 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) G3.923 Cantabrian Spanish juniper woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.923 Cantabrian Spanish juniper woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.923 Cantabrian Spanish juniper woods same
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