EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > C - Inland surface waters > C3 - Littoral zone of inland surface waterbodies > C3.2 - Water-fringing reedbeds and tall helophytes other than canes

Water-fringing reedbeds and tall helophytes other than canes

English name: Water-fringing reedbeds and tall helophytes other than canes

Description (English)

Water-fringing stands of tall vegetation by lakes (including brackish lakes), rivers and brooks, usually species-poor and often dominated by one species. Includes stands of Carex spp., Cladium mariscus, Equisetum fluviatile, Glyceria maxima, Hippuris vulgaris, Phragmites australis, Sagittaria sagittifolia, Schoenoplectus spp., Sparganium spp. and Typha spp. Excludes terrestrialized reed and sedge beds which are not at the water's edge (D5.1, D5.2).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cladium mariscus
Ferns Equisetum fluviatile
Flowering Plants Glyceria maxima
Flowering Plants Hippuris vulgaris
Flowering Plants Phragmites australis
Flowering Plants Sagittaria sagittifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cladium mariscus Flowering Plants
Equisetum fluviatile Ferns
Glyceria maxima Flowering Plants
Hippuris vulgaris Flowering Plants
Phragmites australis Flowering Plants
Sagittaria sagittifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.1 Reed beds same
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Ramsar Wetland Types Tp Permanent freshwater marshes/pools wider
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 F21 Marginal/inundation: marginal wider
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 11 Fen, marsh and swamp wider
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 19 Reedbeds wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.1.2.1 Roselière lacustre narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.1.2.2 Roselière terrestre not defined
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 M1.1 RÁKOSINY EUTROFNÍCH STOJATÝCH VOD (Reed beds of eutrophic still waters) overlap
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 8B10000 Trstové porasty stojatých vôd a mociarov n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.2 Water-fringing reedbeds and tall helophytes other than canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.2 Water-fringing reedbeds and tall helophytes other than canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.2 Water-fringing reedbeds and tall helophytes other than canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.2 Water-fringing reedbeds and tall helophytes other than canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.2 Water-fringing reedbeds and beds of other tall graminoids same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 C3.2 Water-fringing reed beds and beds of other tall emergents same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.1 Reed beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.1 Reed beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.1   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.1   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.1   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 53.1   same
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