Central Eurasian glasswort swards

Description (English)

Annual glasswort (Salicornia spp.), seablite (Suaeda spp.) and saltwort (Salsola spp.) formations colonizing periodically inundated muds of salt steppes and saltmarshes of the Transvolgan, Kazakh, Kourgan, Ichim, Koulounda, Baraba, Barnaul steppe regions and of saltmarshes of the Caspian Sea, the Aral Sea and other inland waterbodies of the northern Aralo-Caspian, Kura basin, western Kazakh, Dzungarian, Oust-ourt, Kyzyl Koum and Kara Koum middle Asiatic deserts and semideserts.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R6353

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) D6.163 Central Eurasian glasswort swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D6.163 Central Eurasian glasswort swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D6.163 Central Eurasian glasswort swards same
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