Continental inland salt steppes

English name: Continental inland salt steppes

Description (English)

Salt steppes and their associated salt-tolerant herbaceous communities outside the Mediterranean zone. In Europe they are found in the substeppe and steppe zones eastwards from the Hungarian Plain.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E6.2
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

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.A Continental salt steppes and saltmarshes same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.2 Continental inland salt steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.2 Continental inland saline grass and herb-dominated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E6.2 Continental inland saline grass and herb-dominated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E6.2 Continental inland saline grass and herb-dominated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E6.2 Continental inland saline grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.3 Inland salt steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.A Continental salt steppes and saltmarshes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.A Continental salt steppes and saltmarshes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.A   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.A   same
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