Atlantic and Baltic embryonic dunes

Description (English)

Embryonic dunes of the Atlantic, south to southern Iberia, of the North Sea and of the Baltic coasts of Denmark, Germany, southern Sweden, Poland, the Baltic States, Russia and southwestern Finland, with Elymus farctus (Agropyron junceum) accompanied by Leymus arenarius in the north, by Euphorbia paralias on middle and southern Atlantic shores.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N131

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Agropyron junceum
Flowering Plants Elymus farctus
Flowering Plants Euphorbia paralias
Flowering Plants Leymus arenarius
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agropyron junceum Flowering Plants
Elymus farctus Flowering Plants
Euphorbia paralias Flowering Plants
Leymus arenarius Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B1.311 Atlantic embryonic dunes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.311 Atlantic embryonic dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.311 Atlantic embryonic dunes same
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