Biscay fixed grey dunes

English name: Biscay fixed grey dunes

Description (English)

Fixed dune grasslands infiltrated by dwarf bushes of French Brittany and the coasts of the Bay of Biscay, with Helichrysum stoechas, Artemisia campestris, Ephedra distachya.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.42
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


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.222 Biscay grey dunes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.42 Biscay fixed grey dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.42 Biscay fixed grey dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.42 Biscay fixed grey dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.42 Biscay fixed grey dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B1.42 Biscay fixed grey dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 16.222 Biscay grey dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 16.222 Biscay grey dunes same
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