Icelandic inland dunes

English name: Icelandic inland dunes

Description (English)

Inland dunes, unvegetated or colonized by species-poor grassland communities dominated by Leymus arenarius or Festuca cryophila, with Equisetum boreale, Silene uniflora, Silene maritima, Armeria maritima.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H5.341

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Armeria maritima
Flowering Plants Festuca cryophila
Flowering Plants Leymus arenarius
Flowering Plants Silene maritima
Flowering Plants Silene uniflora
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Armeria maritima Flowering Plants
Festuca cryophila Flowering Plants
Leymus arenarius Flowering Plants
Silene maritima Flowering Plants
Silene uniflora Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 64.81 Icelandic inland dunes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.1.3.1b Icelandic inland variant n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H5.341 Icelandic inland dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H5.341 Icelandic inland dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H5.341 Icelandic inland dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H5.342 Icelandic inland dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H5.22 Icelandic inland dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H5.22 Icelandic inland dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 64.81 Icelandic inland dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 64.81 Icelandic inland dunes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 64.81   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 64.81   same
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