Steppique Durancien et Queyrassin

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9301502)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (FR82)
  • Surface area: 197 km2 (19658.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 28 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 36 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 (28)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 4
Invertebrates 12
Mammals 6
Mosses & Liverworts 1
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1340 Inland salt meadows 0.28
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 340
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 10
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 311
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 0.1
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0.1
4030 European dry heaths 179
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 82
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 261
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 196.98
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 91
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 124
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.86
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 63
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 4657
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 35
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 10
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 484
6520 Mountain hay meadows 261
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.01
7230 Alkaline fens 21
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 0.58
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 60
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 561
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 475
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 7.32
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 1.32
8240 Limestone pavements 1
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 590
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 196.98
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 15
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 837
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 600
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 339
9560 Endemic forests with Juniperus spp 0.84

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)
April 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) June 2010
 
Date of Standard data form update November 2017

Interactive map

Other resources

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