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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.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

  • EUNIS habitat type (code B1.47)
  • This habitat type is included in a Resolution 4 habitat type (Bern convention) at a higher level (B1.4)
  • Relation to one or more Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

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

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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