EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > B - Coastal habitats > B1 - Coastal dunes and sandy shores > B1.1 - Sand beach driftlines > B1.11 - Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities

Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities

English name: Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities

Description (English)

Annual communities of sand beaches of the low Arctic and high Arctic oceanic zones of the Palaearctic Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans, with Cakile edentula ssp. islandica (Cakile arctica), Atriplex lapponica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.11
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B1.1)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Atriplex lapponica
Flowering Plants Cakile arctica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Atriplex lapponica Flowering Plants
Cakile arctica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.121 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.11 Boreo-Arctic sand beach annual communities same
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