Atlantic thrift swards

English name: Atlantic thrift swards

Description (English)

Communities of salt meadows of the Atlantic and its connected seas dominated by, or rich in, Armeria maritima.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.5314
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 Armeria maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Armeria maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.334 Atlantic thrift swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.5314 Atlantic thrift swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6314 Atlantic thrift swards same
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