Basse Ardèche urgonienne

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR8201654)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since March 1999
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Rhône-Alpes (FR71), Languedoc-Roussillon (FR81)
  • Surface area: 69 km2 (6865.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 30 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 23 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (30)
Species group Number
Fishes 8
Invertebrates 10
Mammals 12

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.02
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 0
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 48.98
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 53.33
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 17.81
3290 Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion 7.64
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 2.59
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 14.1
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 445.87
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 274.6
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 205.95
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 16.75
6310 Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp 823.8
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.18
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.22
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 83.7
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 134.89
8310 Caves not open to the public 68.65
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 0.17
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 0
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 0
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 108.42
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 3192.5

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
March 1999
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2008
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2010
 
Date of Standard data form update January 2017

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