Short Mediterranean amphibious communities

English name: Short Mediterranean amphibious communities

Description (English)

Formations of Mediterranean, thermo-Atlantic and Macaronesian entirely or partially summer-dry ponds, pools and ditches with Isoetes spp., Marsilea quadrifolia, Marsilea strigosa, Pilularia globulifera, Pilularia minuta, Mentha pulegium, Lythrum hyssopifolia s.l., Trifolium filiforme, Peplis erecta, Teucrium cravense, Serapias lingua, Juncus bufonius, Juncus capitatus, Juncus pygmaeus, Juncus fasciculatus, Scirpus savii, sometimes (rocky edges of fast rivulets), Spiranthes aestivalis and Anagallis tenella.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.421
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Anagallis tenella
Flowering Plants Juncus bufonius
Flowering Plants Juncus capitatus
Flowering Plants Juncus fasciculatus
Flowering Plants Juncus pygmaeus
Flowering Plants Lythrum hyssopifolia
Ferns Marsilea quadrifolia
Ferns Marsilea strigosa
Flowering Plants Mentha pulegium
Flowering Plants Peplis erecta
Ferns Pilularia globulifera
Ferns Pilularia minuta
Flowering Plants Scirpus savii
Flowering Plants Serapias lingua
Flowering Plants Spiranthes aestivalis
Flowering Plants Trifolium filiforme
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anagallis tenella Flowering Plants
Juncus bufonius Flowering Plants
Juncus capitatus Flowering Plants
Juncus fasciculatus Flowering Plants
Juncus pygmaeus Flowering Plants
Lythrum hyssopifolia Flowering Plants
Marsilea quadrifolia Ferns
Marsilea strigosa Ferns
Mentha pulegium Flowering Plants
Peplis erecta Flowering Plants
Pilularia globulifera Ferns
Pilularia minuta Ferns
Scirpus savii Flowering Plants
Serapias lingua Flowering Plants
Spiranthes aestivalis Flowering Plants
Trifolium filiforme Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.341 Short Mediterranean amphibious swards source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.421 Short Mediterranean amphibious communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.421 Short Mediterranean amphibious communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.421 Short Mediterranean amphibious communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.421 Short Mediterranean amphibious communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 22.341 Short Mediterranean amphibious swards same
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