Atlantic and Baltic coastal dune thickets

Description (English)

Dense formations of large, mostly deciduous, shrubs of nemoral affinities of the coastal dunes and dune-slacks of the boreal and nemoral coasts of the Atlantic and Baltic; they include sea-buckthorn, privet, elder, willow, gorse or broom, often festooned with creepers such as honeysuckle or white bryony (Bryonia cretica).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N1A1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Bryonia cretica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Bryonia cretica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B1.61 Coastal dune thickets narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.61 Coastal dune thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.61 Coastal dune thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.61 Coastal dune thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.61 Coastal dune thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B1.61 Coastal dune thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B5.35 Coastal dune thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 16.25 Dune thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 16.25 Dune thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 16.25   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 16.25   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 16.25   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 16.25   same
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