Pelouses, forêts remarquables et habitats rocheux du Plateau du Sornin

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR8201745)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1998
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Rhône-Alpes (FR71)
  • Surface area: 13 km2 (1312.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 0 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species

No information reported

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
4030 European dry heaths 6.73
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 5.01
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 1.19
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 5.8
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 72.55
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 40.89
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 14.64
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 18.07
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 5.28
6520 Mountain hay meadows 92.33
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 6.99
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 2.37
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 7.91
8240 Limestone pavements 171.47
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 32.98
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 92.33
9140 Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius 110.4
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 18.07
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 4.35
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 129.26
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 1.58

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)
December 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2009
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2014
 
Date of Standard data form update August 2014

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