EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > B - Coastal habitats > B1 - Coastal dunes and sandy shores > B1.1 - Sand beach driftlines > B1.12 - Middle European sand beach annual communities

Middle European sand beach annual communities

English name: Middle European sand beach annual communities

Description (English)

Annual halo-nitrophilous communities of the sand beaches of the temperate North Atlantic, the North Sea, the English Channel, the Irish Sea and the Baltic, with Suaeda maritima, Bassia hirsuta, Cakile maritima, Salsola kali, Beta maritima, Atriplex spp., Glaucium flavum, Polygonum spp., Mertensia maritima.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.12
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 Bassia hirsuta
Flowering Plants Beta maritima
Flowering Plants Cakile maritima
Flowering Plants Glaucium flavum
Flowering Plants Mertensia maritima
Flowering Plants Salsola kali
Flowering Plants Suaeda maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Bassia hirsuta Flowering Plants
Beta maritima Flowering Plants
Cakile maritima Flowering Plants
Glaucium flavum Flowering Plants
Mertensia maritima Flowering Plants
Salsola kali Flowering Plants
Suaeda maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.122 Middle European 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 B1.12 Middle European sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.12 Middle European sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.12 Middle European sand beach annual communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.12 Middle European sand beach annual communities same
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