Mouse-ear dune communities

Description (English)

Short-lived, warmth-loving communities of the dunes of the North Atlantic and its connected seas north to extreme southern Sweden, with Cerastium diffusum ssp. diffusum, Cerastium diffusum ssp. subtetrandrum, Cerastium semidecandrum, Erodium lebelii, Phleum arenarium, Silene conica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N1513

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cerastium diffusum
Flowering Plants Cerastium semidecandrum
Flowering Plants Phleum arenarium
Flowering Plants Silene conica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cerastium diffusum Flowering Plants
Cerastium semidecandrum Flowering Plants
Phleum arenarium Flowering Plants
Silene conica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B1.413 Mouse-ear 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 B1.413 Mouse-ear dune communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.413 Mouse-ear dune communities same
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