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Dune fine-grass annual communities

English name: Dune fine-grass annual communities

Description (English)

Sparse pioneer formations of fine grasses rich in spring-blooming therophytes characteristic of oligotrophic, superficial soils in grey dune systems of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. They are closely related to grasslands of units E1.8 and E1.9.

Quick facts

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Relation Source (abbreviated) Author References
Helianthemion guttati n/a European Vegetation Survey 2000 Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. et al. Rodwell, J.S., Schamineé, J.H.J., Mucina, L., Pignatti, S., Dring, J. & Moss, D.
Koelerion arenariae n/a European Vegetation Survey 2000 Tx. 1937 corr. Gutermann et Mucina Rodwell, J.S., Schamineé, J.H.J., Mucina, L., Pignatti, S., Dring, J. & Moss, D.

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Relationships with other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.227 Dune fine-grass therophyte communities 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 4.1.4.1a Gray Hairgrass-Koeleria glauca variant n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SD19 Phleum arenarium-Arenaria serpyllifolia dune annual community narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.47 Dune fine-grass annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.47 Dune fine-grass annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.47 Dune fine-grass annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.47 Dune fine-grass annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B1.47 Dune fine-grass annual communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 16.227 Dune fine-grass annual communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 16.227 Dune fine-grass annual communities same
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