Val d'Argens

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9301626)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since February 2006
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (FR82)
  • Surface area: 122 km2 (12219.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 21 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 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 (21)
Species group Number
Fishes 2
Invertebrates 8
Mammals 9
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3120 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals generally on sandy soils of the West Mediterranean, with Isoetes spp 0.1
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 4.24
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 146
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 4.7
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 63
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 27
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 28
3290 Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion 23
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 1022
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 20
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 5.6
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 33
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 98
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 30
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 11
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 57
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 51
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 6.14
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 19.3
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 192
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 413
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 585
9330 Quercus suber forests 148
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 3506
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 209

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)
February 2006
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) June 2014
 
Date of Standard data form update November 2017

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