Mediterranean Halocnemum scrub

English name: Mediterranean Halocnemum scrub

Description (English)

Salt scrubs of Mediterranean coastal saltmarshes dominated by Halocnemum strobilaceum, characteristic of arid African coasts, with a few outposts on dry coasts of European peninsulas and islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.5266
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 Halocnemum strobilaceum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Halocnemum strobilaceum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.617 Mediterranean Halocnemum scrub source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.5266 Mediterranean Halocnemum scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6267 Mediterranean Halocnemum scrub same
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