Mediterranean Limonium salt steppes

Description (English)

Mediterranean salt steppes dominated by rosette-forming species of Limonium and with the presence of Inula crithmoides, Elymus elongatus ssp. ponticus, Elymus flaccidifolius, Centaurium tenuiflorum, Polypogon maritimus, Polypogon monspeliensis, Psilurus incurvus, Centaurium pulchellum, Halimione portulacoides, Parapholis marginata, Plantago crassifolia and Puccinellia festuciformis ssp. convoluta. Aegean and eastern Mediterranean coastal saltmarsh formations of Camphorosma monspeliaca or Petrosimonia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R611

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Camphorosma monspeliaca
Flowering Plants Elymus elongatus
Flowering Plants Inula crithmoides
Flowering Plants Puccinellia festuciformis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Camphorosma monspeliaca Flowering Plants
Elymus elongatus Flowering Plants
Inula crithmoides Flowering Plants
Puccinellia festuciformis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E6.11 Mediterranean Limonium salt steppes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.11 Mediterranean Limonium salt steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.11 Mediterranean Limonium salt steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E6.11 Mediterranean Limonium salt steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E6.11 Mediterranean Limonium salt steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E6.11 Mediterranean Limonium salt steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.21 Mediterranean sea-lavender salt steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.81 Mediterranean sea-lavender salt steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.81 Mediterranean sea-lavender salt steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.81   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.81   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.81   same
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