Mediterranean temporary ponds
Very shallow temporary ponds (a few centimetres) which exist only in winter or late spring, with flora mainly composed of Mediterranean therophytic and geophytic species belonging to the alliances Isoetion, Nanocyperion flavescentis, Preslion cervinae, Agrostion salmanticae, Heleochloion and Lythrion tribracteati.
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 3170)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Alpine - Unknown|
|Atlantic - Poor|
|Continental - Bad|
|Macaronesian - Bad|
|Mediterranean - Bad|
|Natura 2000 sites||609 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.