Icelandic sand beach perennial communities

Description (English)

Perennial halo-nitrophilous communities of upper beaches of Iceland dominated by Leymus arenarius or Mertensia maritima.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N1154

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Leymus arenarius
Flowering Plants Mertensia maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Leymus arenarius Flowering Plants
Mertensia maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B1.234 Icelandic sand beach perennial communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.234 Icelandic sand beach perennial communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.234 Icelandic sand beach perennial communities same
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