Northern fixed grey dunes

English name: Northern fixed grey dunes

Description (English)

Grasslands of Baltic, North Sea, English Channel and northern Atlantic fixed dunes, including those of the British Isles, the Faeroes, southern Norway, the North Sea and Baltic coasts, the Channel coasts of France.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.41
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B1.4)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.221 Northern Atlantic grey dunes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.1.4.1 Gray Hairgrass type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.1.4.2 Red Fescue heath type on sand n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.1.4.1a Gray Hairgrass-Koeleria glauca variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 5.1.4.1 Koeleria glauca type n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SD11 Carex arenaria-Cornicularia aculeata dune community narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SD9 Ammophila arenaria-Arrhenatherum elatius dune grassland narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SD12 Carex arenaria-Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris dune grassland narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SD10 Carex arenaria dune community narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SD8 Festuca rubra-Galium verum fixed dune grassland narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.41 Northern fixed grey dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.41 Northern fixed grey dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.41 Northern fixed grey dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.41 Northern fixed grey dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B1.41 Northern grey fixed dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 16.221 Northern Atlantic grey dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 16.221 Northern Atlantic grey dunes same
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