Grey-hairgrass dune communities

Description (English)

Communities of less calcareous or decalcified dunes of the North Atlantic, the English Channel, the North Sea and the Baltic north to southern Norway, northern Jutland, southern Sweden, the Kalinin district and the Gulf of Riga, often rich in Corynephorus canescens and Viola canina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N1512

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Corynephorus canescens
Flowering Plants Viola canina
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Corynephorus canescens Flowering Plants
Viola canina Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B1.412 Grey-hairgrass dune communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.412 Grey-hairgrass dune communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.412 Grey-hairgrass dune communities same
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