Eleocharis beds

English name: Eleocharis beds

Description (English)

Emergent Eleocharis parvula or Eleocharis acicularis formations of brackish seas, sea inlets, estuaries, permanent pools of mud or sand flats, and coastal lagoons, occurring in the open sea only in the Baltic, limited to coastal waterbodies elsewhere, and very rare.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.621
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


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 11.42 Marine spike-rush beds source
CORINE Land Cover 4.2.3. Intertidal flats n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.3.2.1 Dwarf Spike Rush type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.3.2.2 Needle Spike Rush type n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.621 Eleocharis beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.72 Eleocharis beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.72 Eleocharis beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.72 Eleocharis beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.72 Eleocharis communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 A2.42 Marine spike-rush Eleocharis communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.42 Marine spike-rush beds narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.42 Marine spike-rush beds narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.42   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.42   narrower
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