Hautes vallées de la Cèze et du Luech

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9101364)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1998
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Languedoc-Roussillon (FR81)
  • Surface area: 127 km2 (12680.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 11 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 20 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (11)
Species group Number
Fishes 4
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 8
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 5
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 42.5
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 5
4030 European dry heaths 130
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 474
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.98
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 42.5
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 2.8
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 276
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 0.4
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 0.8
8150 Medio-European upland siliceous screes 0.6
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.1
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 470
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 38.04
9260 Castanea sativa woods 569
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 74.5
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 1133

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
July 2006
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) October 2016
 
Date of Standard data form update October 2015

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Other resources

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