Landes, pelouses, forêts et prairies humides de Lus-la-Croix-Haute

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR8201680)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since March 1999
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Rhône-Alpes (FR71)
  • Surface area: 36 km2 (3639.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 10 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 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 (10)
Species group Number
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 4
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 1.2
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 0
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 9.4
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 0
4030 European dry heaths 1.1
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 29.3
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 33.9
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 24
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 280
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 135
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 12.2
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 47.3
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 410
7230 Alkaline fens 1.9
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 0.5
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 26.9
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 20.1
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 395
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 635
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 294
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 61.7
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 4.5
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 5.9

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
November 2012
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2014
 
Date of Standard data form update April 2014

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