EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > C - Inland surface waters > C2 - Surface running waters > C2.3 - Permanent non-tidal, smooth-flowing watercourses > C2.33 - Mesotrophic vegetation of slow-flowing rivers

Mesotrophic vegetation of slow-flowing rivers

English name: Mesotrophic vegetation of slow-flowing rivers

Description (English)

Euhydrophyte communities of Palaearctic streams moderately rich in nutrients, characterized in particular by Berula erecta (Sium erectum), Mentha aquatica f. submersa, Potamogeton perfoliatus, Potamogeton natans, Groenlandia densa, Ranunculus peltatus, Ranunculus penicillatus, Ranunculus trichophyllus, Ranunculus fluitans, Ranunculus aquatilis, Callitriche truncata, Callitriche stagnalis, Nymphaea alba, Myriophyllum spicatum.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C2.33
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Berula erecta
Flowering Plants Callitriche stagnalis
Flowering Plants Callitriche truncata
Flowering Plants Groenlandia densa
Flowering Plants Myriophyllum spicatum
Flowering Plants Nymphaea alba
Flowering Plants Potamogeton natans
Flowering Plants Potamogeton perfoliatus
Flowering Plants Ranunculus aquatilis
Flowering Plants Ranunculus fluitans
Flowering Plants Ranunculus peltatus
Flowering Plants Ranunculus penicillatus
Flowering Plants Ranunculus trichophyllus
Flowering Plants Sium erectum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Berula erecta Flowering Plants
Callitriche stagnalis Flowering Plants
Callitriche truncata Flowering Plants
Groenlandia densa Flowering Plants
Myriophyllum spicatum Flowering Plants
Nymphaea alba Flowering Plants
Potamogeton natans Flowering Plants
Potamogeton perfoliatus Flowering Plants
Ranunculus aquatilis Flowering Plants
Ranunculus fluitans Flowering Plants
Ranunculus peltatus Flowering Plants
Ranunculus penicillatus Flowering Plants
Ranunculus trichophyllus Flowering Plants
Sium erectum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 24.43 Mesotrophic river vegetation wider
CORINE Land Cover 5.1.1. Water courses n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 6.6.2.2 Bur-reed - Pond-weed - type n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 G22 Running water: mesotrophic wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 1.2.1.1 Grands cours d'eau de plaine same
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 V4 MAKROFYTNÍ VEGETACE VODNÍCH TOKŮ (Macrophyte vegetation of water streams) wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C2.33 Mesotrophic vegetation of slow-flowing rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C2.33 Mesotrophic vegetation of slow-flowing rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C2.33 Mesotrophic vegetation of slow-flowing rivers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C2.33 Mesotrophic vegetation of slow-flowing rivers same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 24.43 Part of Mesotrophic river vegetation wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 24.43 Mesotrophic river vegetation wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 24.43   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 24.43   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 24.43   wider
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