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Site code AR23

Location Potes

Region Cantabria

Country Spain

Local name Potes

Partner FGUVA

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Site characteristics

Orientation: NW, Slope:50.0°, Soil :CAMBISOLS, Bedrock : sandstone

PH :4.9,4.6

Hydrology

Waters under river Deva basin

Short History of the site

OWNER: City council of Potes POTENTIAL VEGETATION: Series Colino-Montana Orocantabrica relict of Quercus rotundifolia (Cephalanthero longifoliae - Querceto rotundifoliae sigmetum). Arbutus unedo siliceous Faciación. (Source: Rivas Martinez, 1987). DESCRIPTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT: Scrubland and grassland next to Pinus plantations. PREVIOUS MANAGEMENT AREA: Pinus radiata forest of about 37 years of age. CURRENT STATUS OF THE LAND BEFORE PLANTING THE ARBORETUM: Pinus radiata plantation which is currently being cut and removed. SUSCEPTIBILITY TO PESTS AND DISEASES: species that may be nearby.

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List of species in the arboretum

Generalities of the site
Species on the site N of Prov. Initial tree N
Acer pseudoplatanus 6 72
Calocedrus decurrens 3 36
Castanea sativa 3 36
Cedrus libani subsp. libani 3 36
Ceratonia siliqua 1 12
Cupressus sempervirens 4 48
Eucalyptus globulus 1 12
Eucalyptus gundal 1 12
Eucalyptus nitens 4 48
Fagus sylvatica subsp. orientalis 3 36
Larix decidua 4 48
Liquidambar styraciflua 3 36
Pinus brutia 3 36
Pinus caribaea var. hondurensis 1 12
Pinus elliottii 1 12
Pinus nigra subsp. laricio 3 36
Pinus nigra subsp. salzmannii 4 48
Pinus peuce 1 12
Pinus pinea 4 48
Pinus ponderosa 4 48
Pinus sylvestris 6 72
Pinus taeda 3 36
Pseudotsuga menziesii 8 108
Quercus ilex subsp. rotundifolia 6 72
Quercus petraea subsp. petraea 6 72
Quercus rubra 2 24
Quercus shumardii 1 12
Quercus suber 3 36
Robinia pseudoacacia 6 72
Sequoia sempervirens 3 36
Thuja plicata 4 48