Creeping glasswort mats

English name: Creeping glasswort mats

Description (English)

Low shrubby carpets of prostrate Arthrocnemum perenne of wettest areas of coastal marshes of Mediterranean, southwestern Iberian and northwestern African Atlantic coasts.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.5261
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 Arthrocnemum perenne
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arthrocnemum perenne Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.611 Creeping glasswort mats source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.5261 Creeping glasswort mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6261 Creeping glasswort mats same
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