Lavandula angustifolia garrigues

English name: Common lavender garrigues

Description (English)

Montane formations dominated by Lavandula angustifolia ("Lavandula vera") with Genista cinerea ssp. cinerea, Buxus sempervirens (both sometimes co-dominant), Astragalus purpureus, Onobrychis supina, Satureja montana, Artemisia alba, Catananche caerulea, Aphyllanthes monspeliensis, Thymus vulgaris characteristic of great surfaces of the supra-Mediterranean level of southwestern Alps of France, also occurring on the southern flanks of the Pyrenees in northern Spain.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F6.61

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Aphyllanthes monspeliensis
Flowering Plants Artemisia alba
Flowering Plants Astragalus purpureus
Flowering Plants Buxus sempervirens
Flowering Plants Catananche caerulea
Flowering Plants Lavandula angustifolia
Flowering Plants Lavandula vera
Flowering Plants Onobrychis supina
Flowering Plants Satureja montana
Flowering Plants Thymus vulgaris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Aphyllanthes monspeliensis Flowering Plants
Artemisia alba Flowering Plants
Astragalus purpureus Flowering Plants
Buxus sempervirens Flowering Plants
Catananche caerulea Flowering Plants
Lavandula angustifolia Flowering Plants
Lavandula vera Flowering Plants
Onobrychis supina Flowering Plants
Satureja montana Flowering Plants
Thymus vulgaris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.61 True-lavender garrigues source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F6.61 Lavandula angustifolia garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F6.61 Lavandula angustifolia garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F6.61 Lavandula angustifolia garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F6.61 Lavandula angustifolia garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F5.11 Lavandula angustifolia garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.61 Lavandula angustifolia garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.61 True-lavender garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.61 True-lavender garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 32.61   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 32.61   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 32.61   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 32.61   same
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