EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > B - Coastal habitats > B2 - Coastal shingle > B2.3 - Upper shingle beaches with open vegetation > B2.31 - Baltic Crambe maritima communities

Baltic Crambe maritima communities

English name: Baltic sea kale communities

Description (English)

Perennial communities of the shingle beaches and bars of the southern Baltic, east to Mecklenburg, where they are represented by fragmentary, endangered formations, of the Swedish, Finnish and Estonian coasts and islands of the Öland-Gotland basin, of the coasts of the Kattegat, the Oresund and the Baelts, dominated by Crambe maritima, with Leymus arenarius (Elymus arenarius), Euphorbia palustris, Honkenya peploides, Angelica archangelica ssp. litoralis, Atriplex spp., Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima, Elymus repens, Geranium robertiana ssp. rubricaule, Glaucium flavum, Isatis tinctoria, Ligusticum scoticum, Mertensia maritima, Silene vulgaris ssp. maritima (Silene uniflora), Tripleurospermum maritimum, Valeriana salina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B2.31
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B2.3)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Crambe maritima
Flowering Plants Elymus arenarius
Flowering Plants Elymus repens
Flowering Plants Euphorbia palustris
Flowering Plants Glaucium flavum
Flowering Plants Honkenya peploides
Flowering Plants Isatis tinctoria
Flowering Plants Leymus arenarius
Flowering Plants Ligusticum scoticum
Flowering Plants Mertensia maritima
Flowering Plants Silene uniflora
Flowering Plants Tripleurospermum maritimum
Flowering Plants Valeriana salina
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Crambe maritima Flowering Plants
Elymus arenarius Flowering Plants
Elymus repens Flowering Plants
Euphorbia palustris Flowering Plants
Glaucium flavum Flowering Plants
Honkenya peploides Flowering Plants
Isatis tinctoria Flowering Plants
Leymus arenarius Flowering Plants
Ligusticum scoticum Flowering Plants
Mertensia maritima Flowering Plants
Silene uniflora Flowering Plants
Tripleurospermum maritimum Flowering Plants
Valeriana salina Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 17.31 Baltic sea kale communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.1.1.2 Sea-kale - Common Couch type n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B2.31 Baltic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B2.31 Baltic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B2.31 Baltic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B2.31 Baltic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B2.31 Baltic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B6.31 Baltic sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 17.31 Baltic sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 17.31 Baltic sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 17.31   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 17.31   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 17.31   same
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