Reedbeds normally without free-standing water

English name: Reedbeds normally without free-standing water

Description (English)

Terrestrialized stands of tall helophyte Poaceae, Schoenoplectus spp., Typha spp., horsetails or forbs, usually species-poor and often dominated by one species, growing on waterlogged ground. They are classified according to dominant species which give them a distinctive appearance. These species also grow as emergents and fringing vegetation beside water bodies (C3.2).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D5.1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Deschampsion argenteae Capelo et al. 2000 Maderean herblands along freshwater fast flowing streams Schaminee et al, 2012
Phalaridion arundinaceae Kopecký 1961 Reed vegetation along freshwater flowing and seasonally fluctuating streams of temperate Europe Rumici-Phalaridion Kopecký (1961) 1968 Schaminee et al, 2012
Phragmition communis Koch 1926 Reed swamp vegetation of mesotrophic and euphrophic standing freshwater bodies or gently moving streams Eco-Phragmiition Chapman 1959; Eu-Phragmition (Koch 1926) Passarge 1964; Meso-Phragmition Succow 1974; Phalarido-Glycerion maximae Passarge 1964 p.p.; Phragmition australis Koch 1926 nom. mut. propos.; Phragmition Br.-Bl. 1931; Phragmition eurosibiricum Tx. et Preising 1942; Stachyo palustris-Phragmition Succow 1974 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.1 Reed beds wider
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 F1 Swamp wider
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 19 Reedbeds wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.1.2.2 Roselière terrestre same
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 5210000 Pobrežné bylinné biotopy na brehoch tecúcich vôd n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D5.1 Reedbeds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D5.1 Reedbeds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D5.1 Reedbeds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D5.1 Reedbeds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D5.1 Reedbeds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D5.1 Reed beds normally without free-standing water same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.1 Part of Reed beds wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.1 Part of Reed beds wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.1   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.1   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.1   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 53.1   wider
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