Limonium-saltmarsh grass meadows

English name: Limonium-saltmarsh grass meadows

Description (English)

Communities of the lower part of the coastal saltmarshes of the Atlantic and its connected seas codominated by Puccinellia maritima and Limonium vulgare, characteristic of undrained depressions on lightly grazed salt meadows of the Netherlands and the British Isles.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.5429
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 Limonium vulgare
Flowering Plants Puccinellia maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Limonium vulgare Flowering Plants
Puccinellia maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.329 Limonium-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 A2.5429 Limonium-saltmarsh grass meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6429 Limonium-saltmarsh grass meadows same
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