EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > N - Coastal habitats > N1 - Coastal dunes and sandy shores > N11 - Atlantic, Baltic and Arctic sand beach > N111 - Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities

Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities

Description (English)

Annual communities of sand beaches of the low Arctic and high Arctic oceanic zones of the Palaearctic Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans, with Cakile edentula ssp. islandica (Cakile arctica), Atriplex lapponica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Atriplex lapponica
Flowering Plants Cakile arctica
Flowering Plants Cakile edentula
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Atriplex lapponica Flowering Plants
Cakile arctica Flowering Plants
Cakile edentula Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
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