EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > D - Mires, bogs and fens > D6 - Inland saline and brackish marshes and reedbeds > D6.2 - Inland saline or brackish species-poor helophyte beds normally without free-standing water

Inland saline or brackish species-poor helophyte beds normally without free-standing water

English name: Inland saline or brackish species-poor helophyte beds normally without free-standing water

Description (English)

Terrestrialized stands of tall salt-tolerant helophytes, notably Phragmites australis and Cyperus laevigatus. These species also grow as emergents and fringing vegetation beside saline water bodies (C3.27).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D6.2
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Scirpion maritimi Dahl et Hadac 1941 Mesotrophic and eutrophic brackish swamp reeds of the European temperate coastal regions Scirpion maritimi Dahl et Hadac 1941 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 1980; Bolboschoenion maritimi Dahl et Hadac 1941 nom. mut. propos.; Bolboschoenion (hal.) Soó 1945 (orig. form); Bolboschoenion maritimi Soó 1947; Caricion paleaceae Dahl et Hadac 1941; Eco-Magnocaricion paleaceae Chapman 1954; Eco-Phragmition Chapman 1954 p.p.; Eleocharition uniglumis Siira 1970; Eleocharition uniglumis Tyler 1969; Halo-Scirpion (Dahl et Hadac 1941) Den Held et Westhoff 1975; Bolboschoenion compacti Dahl et Hadac 1941 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 1980 nom. mut. propos.; Bolboschoenion maritimi continentale (Soó 1945) Borhidi 1970 Schaminee et al, 2012
Typhion laxmannii Nedelcu 1968 Subsaline reed communities of upper littoral of continental lakes Typhion laxmannii Losev et Golub 1988; Typhion laxmannii Losev et Golub in Golub et al. 1991 Schaminee et al, 2012
Meliloto dentati-Bolboschoenion maritimi Hroudová et al. 2009 Tall-rush subsaline reed communities of continental regions of Iberian Peninsula and Pannonian Basin Bolboschoenion (hal.) Soó 1945; Bolboschoenion maritimi Soó 1947; Scirpion compacto-littoralis Rivas-Mart. et al. in Cirujano 1980; Bolboschoenion maritimi continentale (Soó 1945) Borhidi 1970; Scirpion compacto-litoralis Rivas-Mart. et al. 1980; Bolboschoenion compacti (Soó 1947) Hejný in Holub et al. 1967; Scirpion maritimo-compacti Rivas-Mart. et al. 1980 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cyperus laevigatus
Flowering Plants Phragmites australis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cyperus laevigatus Flowering Plants
Phragmites australis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Ramsar Wetland Types Ss Seasonal/intermittent saline/brackish/alkaline marshes/pools not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D6.2 Inland saline or brackish species-poor helophyte beds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D6.2 Inland saline or brackish species-poor helophyte beds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D6.2 Inland saline or brackish species-poor helophyte beds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D6.2 Inland saline or brackish species-poor helophyte beds normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D6.2 Inland saline or brackish species-poor helophyte beds normally without free-standing water same
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