EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > X - Habitat complexes > X35 - Inland Sand Dunes

Inland Sand Dunes

English name: Inland Sand Dunes

Description (English)

Sand bodies of eolian origin, possessing constructional relief and separated from the coast and its dune cordons by nondunal habitats, developed within the boreal, nemoral, steppic, warm - temperate humid, mediterranean or subdesert steppe zones. The vegetation is a mosaic of grasslands, heaths and open areas which differs markedly from coastal sand dune communities. Desert sands are excluded. (Habitat type not yet incorporated into the EUNIS habitats classification)

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code X35
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

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