Catabrosa-saltmarsh grass meadows

English name: Catabrosa-saltmarsh grass meadows

Description (English)

Salt meadows of Iceland and northern Norway, mostly of the lower shore, dominated by Puccinellia maritima, with Catabrosa aquatica, Carex mackenziei, Carex subspathacea, Stellaria crassifolia, Glaux maritima, Gentianella detonsa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.5426
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A2.5)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex mackenziei
Flowering Plants Carex subspathacea
Flowering Plants Catabrosa aquatica
Flowering Plants Gentianella detonsa
Flowering Plants Glaux maritima
Flowering Plants Puccinellia maritima
Flowering Plants Stellaria crassifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex mackenziei Flowering Plants
Carex subspathacea Flowering Plants
Catabrosa aquatica Flowering Plants
Gentianella detonsa Flowering Plants
Glaux maritima Flowering Plants
Puccinellia maritima Flowering Plants
Stellaria crassifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.326 Catabrosa-saltmarsh grass meadows source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.5426 Catabrosa-saltmarsh grass meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6426 Catabrosa-saltmarsh grass meadows same
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