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Mediterranean salt steppes (Limonietalia)

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English name Mediterranean salt steppes (Limonietalia)

NATURA 2000 habitat type code   1510
Originally published code   15.18 Priority     Yes  
Edition   Black Sea Marine Habitat Classification Workshop, May 2007

Description ( English )

Associations rich in perennial, rosette-forming Limonium spp. or esparto grass (Lygeum spartum), occupying, along Mediterranean coasts and on the fringes of Iberian salt basins, soils temporarily permeated (though not inundated) by saline water and subject to extreme summer drying, with formation of salt efflorescence. Characteristic syntaxa are Limonietalia, Arthrocnemetalia, Thero-Salicornietalia and Saginetalia maritimae. The following syntaxa correspond to regional varieties of this habitat type; Arthrocnemetalia: Suaedion braunblanquetii (continental Iberian peninsula), Arthrocnemion glauci. Limonietalia: Limonion catalaunico-viciosoi (Aragon), Lygeo-Limonion furfuracei (SE Iberian peninsula), Lygeo-Lepidion cardamines (Castilla-La-Mancha). Thero-Salicornietalia: Microcnemion coralloidis (continental Iberian peninsula), Salicornion patulae. Saginetalia maritimae: Frankenion pulverulentae, Thero-Suaedion. Plant text: Halopeplis amplexicaulis, Hymenolobus procumbens, *Limonium spp., Lygeum spartum, Microcnemion coralloides, Salicornia patula, Senecio auricula, Sphenopus divaricatus.

Source

Interpretation Manual of European Union Habitats, version EUR 28 (2013)

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Name in other languages

Language Name
Danish Mediterrane saltstepper (Limonietalia)
German Mediterrane Salzsteppen (Limonietalia)
Greek MesogeiakeV alatouceV stepeV (Limonietalia)
Spanish Estepas salinas mediterráneas (Limonietalia)
Finnish Välimeren alueen suola-arot (Limonietalia)
French Steppes salies méditerranéennes (Limonietalia)
Italian Steppe salate mediterranee (Limonietalia)
Dutch Mediterrane zoutsteppen (Limonietalia)
Portuguese Estepes salgadas mediterrânicas (Limonietalia)
Swedish Mediterrana saltstäpper (Limonietalia)

Relationships with other classifications

Classification Code Title Relation type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711 E6.1 Mediterranean inland salt steppes overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711 E6.11 Mediterranean [Limonium] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711 E6.12 Mediterranean [Lygeum spartum] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200611 E6.1 Mediterranean inland salt steppes overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200611 E6.11 Mediterranean [Limonium] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200611 E6.12 Mediterranean [Lygeum spartum] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.1 Mediterranean inland saline grass and herb-dominated habitats overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.11 Mediterranean [Limonium] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.12 Mediterranean [Lygeum spartum] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.1 Mediterranean inland saline grass and herb-dominated habitats overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.11 Mediterranean [Limonium] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.12 Mediterranean [Lygeum spartum] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E6.1 Mediterranean inland saline grass and herb-dominated habitats overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E6.11 Mediterranean [Limonium] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E6.12 Mediterranean [Lygeum spartum] salt steppes wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E6.1 Mediterranean inland saline grass and herb-dominated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E6.11 Mediterranean [Limonium] salt steppes narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E6.12 Mediterranean [Lygeum spartum] salt steppes narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E6.1 Mediterranean inland saline grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E6.11 Mediterranean [Limonium] salt steppes narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E6.12 Mediterranean [Lygeum spartum] salt steppes narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.2 Inland salt meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.22 Mediterranean esparto salt steppes narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.21 Mediterranean sea-lavender salt steppes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.812 Adriatic sea-lavender steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8133 Aegean Camphorosma monspeliaca communities not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8132 Aegean Petrosimonia communities not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8131 Aegean sea-lavender communities not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.813 Aegean sub-continental salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8114 Catalo-Provençal sea-lavender steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.822 Cretan esparto salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8213 Ebro esparto salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8113 Ebro sea-lavender steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.821 Iberian esparto salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.811 Iberian sea-lavender steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8212 Manchegan esparto salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8112 Manchegan sea-lavender steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.82 Mediterranean esparto salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8 Mediterranean salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.81 Mediterranean sea-lavender salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8122 Northern Adriatic sea-lavender steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8121 Puglia sea-lavender steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8211 South-east Iberian esparto salt steppes not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.8111 South-east Iberian sea-lavender steppes not defined
  COASTAL AND HALOPHYTIC HABITATS    Ancestor
  Salt and gypsum inland steppes    Parent
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