Beds of small helophytes of fast-flowing waters

English name: Beds of small helophytes of fast-flowing waters

Description (English)

Formations of small helophytes, Glyceria fluitans, Glyceria plicata, Glyceria nemoralis, Glyceria declinata, Leersia oryzoides, Catabrosa aquatica, Sparganium neglectum, Sparganium microcarpum, Nasturtium officinale, Nasturtium microphyllum, Veronica beccabunga, Veronica anagallis-aquatica, Apium nodiflorum, Sium erectum and Apium repens, occupying the banks of small rivers, brooks, brooklets or springs on alluvial or peaty soils from the Euro-Siberian region, through the Mediterranean basin, to desert oases. Vegetation is typically from alliance Glycerio-Sparganion.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.11

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Apium nodiflorum
Flowering Plants Apium repens
Flowering Plants Catabrosa aquatica
Flowering Plants Glyceria declinata
Flowering Plants Glyceria fluitans
Flowering Plants Glyceria nemoralis
Flowering Plants Glyceria plicata
Flowering Plants Leersia oryzoides
Flowering Plants Nasturtium microphyllum
Flowering Plants Nasturtium officinale
Flowering Plants Sium erectum
Flowering Plants Sparganium microcarpum
Flowering Plants Sparganium neglectum
Flowering Plants Veronica anagallis-aquatica
Flowering Plants Veronica beccabunga
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Apium nodiflorum Flowering Plants
Apium repens Flowering Plants
Catabrosa aquatica Flowering Plants
Glyceria declinata Flowering Plants
Glyceria fluitans Flowering Plants
Glyceria nemoralis Flowering Plants
Glyceria plicata Flowering Plants
Leersia oryzoides Flowering Plants
Nasturtium microphyllum Flowering Plants
Nasturtium officinale Flowering Plants
Sium erectum Flowering Plants
Sparganium microcarpum Flowering Plants
Sparganium neglectum Flowering Plants
Veronica anagallis-aquatica Flowering Plants
Veronica beccabunga Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.4 Small reed beds of fast-flowing waters source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 6.6.1.1 Larger Bittercress-Brachythecium rivulare-type n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S23 Other water-margin vegetation overlap
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S22 Glyceria fluitans water-margin vegetation narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.1.4 Végétation des rives d'eau courante same
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 5412000 Porasty steblovky vsplývavej a odenky vodnej n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.11 Beds of small helophytes of fast-flowing waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.11 Beds of small helophytes of fast-flowing waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.11 Beds of small helophytes of fast-flowing waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.11 Beds of small helophytes of fast-flowing waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.13 Small reed beds of fast-flowing waters same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.4 Small reed beds of fast-flowing waters same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.4 Small reed beds of fast-flowing waters same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.4   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.4   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.4   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 53.4   same
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