Icelandic foredunes

Description (English)

Halonitrophilous perennial communities dominated by Leymus arenarius colonizing young dunes of the coasts of Iceland, sometimes forming very broad belts, with irradiations in the Faeroe Islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N1352

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

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

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


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