Young boreo-arctic dunes

English name: Young boreo-arctic dunes

Description (English)

Young dunes of arctic and boreal latitudes colonised by halo-nitrophilous perennial vegetation similar to that of unit B1.23, including Leymus arenarius (Elymus arenarius), Ammophila arenaria, Honkenya peploides, Elymus farctus (Elytrigia juncea), Elymus repens, Mertensia maritima.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.33
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B1.3)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ammophila arenaria
Flowering Plants Elymus arenarius
Flowering Plants Elymus farctus
Flowering Plants Elymus repens
Flowering Plants Elytrigia juncea
Flowering Plants Honkenya peploides
Flowering Plants Leymus arenarius
Flowering Plants Mertensia maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ammophila arenaria Flowering Plants
Elymus arenarius Flowering Plants
Elymus farctus Flowering Plants
Elymus repens Flowering Plants
Elytrigia juncea Flowering Plants
Honkenya peploides Flowering Plants
Leymus arenarius Flowering Plants
Mertensia maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.213 Boreo-arctic dunes 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 B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
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