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Rochebrune - Izoard - Vallée de la Cerveyrette

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9301503)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since August 1998
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (FR82)
  • Surface area: 268 km2 (26801.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 12 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 31 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (12)
Species group Number
Ferns 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 7

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 16
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.21
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 267.01
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 72
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 17
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 46
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1416
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 10
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 508
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 23
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 267.01
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 727
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 5669
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 463
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 12
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 13
6520 Mountain hay meadows 622
7110 Active raised bogs 267.01
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 39
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 2.24
7230 Alkaline fens 141
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 65
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 316
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 6158
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 691
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2384
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 18
8340 Permanent glaciers 86
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 49
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 3641
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 2323

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)
August 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2006
Date of Standard data form update July 2021

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