Mount Bonifato (ITA010009)
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Mount Bonifato

Site type: SAC - Special Conservation Area 

Code: ITA010009 - Hectares: 322


It is a limestone relief in which small relics of ancient forest formations are found. The area has also been subjected to a drastic reforestation work with the prevalent use of Pinus halepensis. The soils are part of the outcrop rock and brown soils-calcareous brown soils-Litosuoli association. Lower thermomediterranean thermotype. Inferior subhumid umbrotype.

Vast retrodunal depression still partially cultivated with saline today. Almost the entire area is flooded for most of the year and a portion completely dries up in the summer. The substrate is impermeable due to the high concentration of silt and clay. Climate: Thermotype: lower Mediterranean term;

It is included in the Bosco Alcamo Reserve

Ministerial data: Ministerial Map          Natura 2000 form

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Photo: web

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Region of Sicily

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