Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes

English name: Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes

Description (English)

Formations dominated by medium or tall perennial tuft-forming grasses or suffrutescents, with lacunar ground cover, together with their associated therophyte communities developed on moving or fixed sands within the range of the Ponto-Sarmatic steppes (unit E1.2D) and the regions of influence of their communities. Most of these formations are associated with inland dune systems and and relate to unit E1.9A and its subdivisions.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.2G
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.A2 Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2G Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2G Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.2G Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.2F Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.2F Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.182 Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 34.A2 Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 34.A2 Ponto-Sarmatic sand steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 34.A2   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 34.A2   same
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