Channel Crambe maritima communities

Description (English)

Perennial communities of the shingle beaches and bars of the southern North Sea and Channel coasts of southeastern England and, very locally, the Channel coast of France, dominated by Crambe maritima, with Lathyrus japonicus and Honkenya peploides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N215

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Crambe maritima
Flowering Plants Honkenya peploides
Flowering Plants Lathyrus japonicus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Crambe maritima Flowering Plants
Honkenya peploides Flowering Plants
Lathyrus japonicus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B2.32 Channel Crambe maritima communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B2.32 Channel Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B2.32 Channel Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B2.32 Channel Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B2.32 Channel Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B2.32 Channel Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B6.32 Channel sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 17.32 Channel sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 17.32 Channel sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 17.32   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 17.32   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 17.32   same
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