EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > C - Inland surface waters > C3 - Littoral zone of inland surface waterbodies > C3.6 - Unvegetated or sparsely vegetated shores with soft or mobile sediments

Unvegetated or sparsely vegetated shores with soft or mobile sediments

English name: Unvegetated or sparsely vegetated shores with soft or mobile sediments

Description (English)

Banks of sand, gravel and mud in or by rivers. Gravel by mountain streams. Mud bottoms of dried-up rivers and lakes, including saline lakes. Exposed sand, gravel and mud at the edge of lakes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.6

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Festucion duriotaganae Capelo et al. 1998 Meso-thermomediterranean silicicous grasslands on gravelly river-beds of western Iberian rivers Schaminee et al, 2012
Muerbeckiello huetii-Epilobion dodonaei Belonovskaya et al. 2013 Vegetation of montane-subalpine riverine gravel terraces of Caucasus Murbeckiellion huetii Onipchenko 2002 (Biul. Mosk. Obshch. Ispyt. Prir., Odt. Biol.); Murbeckiellion huetii Onipchenko 2002 (Veröff. Geobot. Inst. ETH Zürich) Schaminee et al, 2012
Euphorbion rigidae S. Brullo et Spampinato 1990 Siculo-Calabrian low-altitude pioneer communities on riverine gravel banks Artemision variabilis Biondi et al. 1994 Schaminee et al, 2012
Calamagrostion neglectae Nordhagen ex de Molenaar 1976 Vegetation of boreal-subalpine and subarctic riverine gravel terraces of the Alps, Scandinavia and Greenland Calamagrostion neglectae Nordhagen 1936; Calamagrostion neglectae Oberd. 1950; Calamagrostion neglectae Oberd. 1949; Calamagrostion neglectae Preising in Oberd. 1950; Calamagrostion neglectae Tengwall 1920 Schaminee et al, 2012
Glaucion flavi Br.-Bl. ex Tchou 1948 Vegetation of riverine gravel terraces of meso-supramediterranean belts of Spain and southern France Glaucion flavi Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. et al. 1947; Andryalo-Glaucion flavi (Br.-Bl. 1957) O. de Bolòs 1962 Schaminee et al, 2012
Scrophularion sciophilae O. de Bolòs 1957 Vegetation of riverine gravel terraces of meso-supramediterranean belts of Spain and southern France Scrophularion tanacetifoliae O. de Bolòs 1957 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Epilobion fleischeri G. Br.-Bl. ex Br.-Bl. 1950 Vegetation of montane-subalpine riverine gravel terraces of Alps and Carpathians Salicion eleagni Aichinger 1933 nom. mut. propos.; Salicion purpureae Moor 1958; Salicion purpureae Lakušic et al. 1975; Salicion purpureae Lakušic et al. 1979; Epilobion fleischeri G. Br.-Bl. et Br.-Bl. in G. Br.-Bl. 1931; Epilobion fleischeri G. Br.-Bl. ex Br.-Bl. 1949 nom. ambig. propos.; Salicion incanae Aichinger 1933 nom. ambig. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Calamagrostion pseudophragmitis Rivas-Mart. et al. 1984 Vegetation of montane-subalpine riverine gravel terraces of Pyrenees and Cantabrian mountains Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 F22 Marginal/inundation: inundation wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.1.0 Végétation de rivage dégradée n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.2.1.0 Alluvions sans végétation overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.5.0 Vase sans végétation narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.6 Unvegetated or sparsely vegetated shores with soft or mobile sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.6 Unvegetated or sparsely vegetated shores with soft or mobile sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.6 Unvegetated or sparsely vegetated shores with soft or mobile sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.6 Unvegetated or sparsely vegetated shores with soft or mobile sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.7 Unvegetated or sparsely vegetated shores with soft or mobile sediments same
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