Ranunculus communities in shallow water

English name: Water crowfoot communities in shallow water

Description (English)

Communities dominated by water crowfoots, Ranunculus peltatus, Ranunculus aquatilis, Ranunculus trichophyllus (Ranunculus confervoides, Ranunculus aquatilis var. diffusus), Ranunculus baudotii, Ranunculus hederaceus, Ranunculus rionii, Ranunculus ololeucos, Ranunculus omiophyllus (Ranunculus lenormandi), Ranunculus tripartitus, with both submerged and floating leaves, characteristic mostly of shallow Palaearctic waters with fluctuating water levels, susceptible to occasional drying. Crowfoot- dominated communities of unit C1.131are included.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.3411
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.4321 Water crowfoot communities source
CORINE Land Cover 5.1.2. Water bodies n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 1.1.4 Eau avec végétation flottante fixée wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C1.3411 Ranunculus communities in shallow water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C1.3411 Ranunculus communities in shallow water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C1.242 Ranunculus communities in shallow water same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 22.4321 Water crowfoot communities same
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