Dwarf annual siliceous grassland

Description (English)

Pioneer formations of typically dwarf annuals, often ephemeral and of very limited extent, characteristic in particular of fixed sands, of Atlantic, sub-Atlantic and supra-Mediterranean Europe, with Aira caryophyllea, Aira praecox, Micropyrum tenellum (Nardurus lachenalii), Vulpia bromoides, Vulpia myuros, Trisetum ovatum, Filago arvensis, Filago gallica, Filago lutescens, Filago minima, Filago pyramidata, Filago vulgaris, Spergula morisonii, Hypochoeris glabra, Evax carpetana, Moenchia erecta, Scleranthus polycarpos, Teesdalia nudicaulis, Myosotis discolor, Myosotis stricta, Linaria elegans, Linaria amethystea, Sedum lagascae, Sedum pedicellatum, Ornithopus perpusillus, Trifolium striatum, Trifolium arvense, Trifolium dubium, Trifolium campestre, Trifolium micranthum, Tuberaria guttata; typical former crop-following species also find a refuge in these communities.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1P1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.91 Dwarf annual siliceous grassland same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.91 Dwarf annual siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.91 Dwarf annual siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.91 Dwarf annual siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.91 Dwarf annual siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.91 Dwarf annual siliceous grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.221 Dwarf annual siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 35.21 Dwarf annual siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 35.21 Dwarf annual siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 35.21   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 35.21   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 35.21   same
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