Sparsely vegetated river gravel banks

English name: Sparsely vegetated river gravel banks

Description (English)

Vascular plant communities occupying gravel deposits of rivers, including pioneer vegetation and subsequent stages in the colonization sequence. Early-stage communities of Alpide, boreal and Mediterranean watercourses are specialised, those of nemoral lowlands and hills are related to other formations, in particular those of unit E3. Vegetation communites of e.g. Thlaspietea rotundifoliiGlaucion flavi and Salicion eleagno-daphnoidis, with the most typical species Caltha palustris ssp. laeta, Salix elaeagnos, Salix purpurea and Poa trivialis.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.55
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 24.22 River gravel communities wider
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.3. Sparsely vegetated areas n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 7.2.1.3 Hippophaë rhamnoides-type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 7.2.1.2 Myricaria germanica type n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.2.1.1 Alluvions avec végétation pionnière herbacée same
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 M4.2 ŠTĚRKOVÉ NÁPLAVY S ŽIDOVINÍKEM NĚMECKÝM (MYRICARIA GERMANICA) (River gravel banks with Myricaria germanica) overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.55 Sparsely vegetated river gravel banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.55 Sparsely vegetated river gravel banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.55 Sparsely vegetated river gravel banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.55 Sparsely vegetated river gravel banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.65 Sparsely vegetated river gravel banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 C3.59 Sparsely vegetated river gravel banks same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 24.22 Vegetated river gravel banks same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 24.22 Vegetated river gravel banks same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 24.22   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 24.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 24.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 24.22   same
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