Freshwater dwarf Eleocharis communities

English name: Freshwater dwarf spike-rush communities

Description (English)

Rare communities colonising the fluid muds of drying ponds of nemoral, boreonemoral, boreal, and, locally, steppic, Palaearctic Eurasia, characterised by Eleocharis ovata, Eleocharis carniolica, Carex bohemica, Lindernia procumbens, Scirpus supinus, Limosella aquatica, Cyperus fuscus, Peplis portula, Juncus tenageia, Elatine hexandra, Elatine hydropiper, and Coleanthus subtilis; the latter species has a highly disjunct distribution, principally in western France, the Czech Republic and adjacent southeastern Germany and northern Austria, the Lake Ladoga region of Russia and Amurland.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.511
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.51)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex bohemica
Flowering Plants Coleanthus subtilis
Flowering Plants Cyperus fuscus
Flowering Plants Elatine hexandra
Flowering Plants Elatine hydropiper
Flowering Plants Eleocharis carniolica
Flowering Plants Eleocharis ovata
Flowering Plants Juncus tenageia
Flowering Plants Limosella aquatica
Flowering Plants Lindernia procumbens
Flowering Plants Peplis portula
Flowering Plants Scirpus supinus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex bohemica Flowering Plants
Coleanthus subtilis Flowering Plants
Cyperus fuscus Flowering Plants
Elatine hexandra Flowering Plants
Elatine hydropiper Flowering Plants
Eleocharis carniolica Flowering Plants
Eleocharis ovata Flowering Plants
Juncus tenageia Flowering Plants
Limosella aquatica Flowering Plants
Lindernia procumbens Flowering Plants
Peplis portula Flowering Plants
Scirpus supinus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.321 Dwarf spike-rush communities source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 M2.1 VEGETACE LETNĚNÝCH RYBNÍKŮ (Vegetation of exposed fishpond bottoms) narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.511 Freshwater dwarf Eleocharis communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.511 Freshwater dwarf Eleocharis communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.511 Freshwater dwarf Eleocharis communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.511 Freshwater dwarf Eleocharis communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 22.321 Dwarf spike-rush communities same
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