Shrubby glasswort thickets

English name: Shrubby glasswort thickets

Description (English)

Stands of robust Arthrocnemum fruticosum, capable of forming extensive low, dense thickets in coastal marshes of Mediterranean, southwestern Iberian and northwestern African Atlantic coasts.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.5262
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 fruticosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arthrocnemum fruticosum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.612 Shrubby glasswort thickets source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.5262 Shrubby glasswort thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6262 Shrubby glasswort thickets same
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