Corynephorus grassland

Description (English)

Very open grasslands of mobile or poorly fixed sands of Atlantic and sub-Atlantic Europe, dominated by Corynephorus canescens, sometimes by Leymus arenarius or Carex arenaria; most are dunal and relate to other subunits of unit E1.9 (of EUNIS 2012 wider than R1P, R1Q).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1Q1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex arenaria
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex arenaria Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.93 Corynephorus grassland same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.93 Corynephorus grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.93 Corynephorus grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.93 Corynephorus grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.93 Corynephorus grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.93 Corynephorus grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.223 Corynephorus grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 35.23 Corynephorus grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 35.23 Corynephorus grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 35.23   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 35.23   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 35.23   same
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