Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities

English name: Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities

Description (English)

Open, spring-blooming communities of annuals developed on deep sands of Iberia, of Mediterranean North Africa and, very locally, of southern France and Italy, with Malcolmia lacera, Malcolmia ramosissima, Anthyllis hamosa, Maresia nana, Erodium laciniatum, Erodium cicutarium ssp. bipinnatum, Arenaria emarginata, Hymenostemma pseudanthemis, Loeflingia baetica, Loeflingia spartea, Loeflingia tavaresiana, Loeflingia hispanica, Linaria donyana, Linaria pedunculata, Vulpia membranacea, Ononis variegata, Ononis baetica, Ononis cossoniana, Ononis subspicata, Coronilla repanda, Evax asterisciflora, Evax lusitanica, Leucojum trichophyllum. Coastal dune equivalents are classified as unit B1.48; while others occur on coastal gravel banks, see units B2.4 and B2.5.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.A1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Anthyllis hamosa
Flowering Plants Arenaria emarginata
Flowering Plants Coronilla repanda
Flowering Plants Erodium laciniatum
Flowering Plants Evax asterisciflora
Flowering Plants Evax lusitanica
Flowering Plants Hymenostemma pseudanthemis
Flowering Plants Leucojum trichophyllum
Flowering Plants Linaria pedunculata
Flowering Plants Loeflingia baetica
Flowering Plants Loeflingia hispanica
Flowering Plants Loeflingia tavaresiana
Flowering Plants Malcolmia lacera
Flowering Plants Malcolmia ramosissima
Flowering Plants Maresia nana
Flowering Plants Ononis baetica
Flowering Plants Ononis cossoniana
Flowering Plants Ononis subspicata
Flowering Plants Ononis variegata
Flowering Plants Vulpia membranacea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anthyllis hamosa Flowering Plants
Arenaria emarginata Flowering Plants
Coronilla repanda Flowering Plants
Erodium laciniatum Flowering Plants
Evax asterisciflora Flowering Plants
Evax lusitanica Flowering Plants
Hymenostemma pseudanthemis Flowering Plants
Leucojum trichophyllum Flowering Plants
Linaria pedunculata Flowering Plants
Loeflingia baetica Flowering Plants
Loeflingia hispanica Flowering Plants
Loeflingia tavaresiana Flowering Plants
Malcolmia lacera Flowering Plants
Malcolmia ramosissima Flowering Plants
Maresia nana Flowering Plants
Ononis baetica Flowering Plants
Ononis cossoniana Flowering Plants
Ononis subspicata Flowering Plants
Ononis variegata Flowering Plants
Vulpia membranacea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 35.4 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities 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.A1 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.A1 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.A1 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.A1 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.82 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.24 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 35.4 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 35.4 Mediterranean annual deep-sand communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 35.4   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 35.4   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 35.4   same
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