Euro-Siberian gravel bank grasslands

Description (English)

Dense perennial grasslands of boreal and nemoral coastal gravel banks of the Palaearctic region, in particular, swards of Arrhenatherum elatius of large Channel gravel banks.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N218

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arrhenatherum elatius
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arrhenatherum elatius Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B2.41 Euro-Siberian gravel bank grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B2.41 Euro-Siberian gravel bank grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B2.41 Euro-Siberian gravel bank grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B2.41 Euro-Siberian gravel bank grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B2.41 Gravel bank Arrhenatherum elatius swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B2.41 Gravel bank Arrhenatherum elatius swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B6.41 Gravel bank false oatgrass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 17.41 Gravel bank false oatgrass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 17.41 Gravel bank false oatgrass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 17.41   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 17.41   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 17.41   same
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