Western Pontic Puccinellia solonetz swards

English name: Western Pontic Puccinellia solonetz swards

Description (English)

Grassy formations of western Black Sea coastal and inland solonetz and solonchak-solonetz soils, constituted by Puccinellia festuciformis and its subspecies (Puccinellia festuciformis ssp. convoluta, Puccinellia festuciformis ssp. intermedia) or Puccinellia distans (Puccinellia limosa), in monospecific swards or accompanied by other halophytes including Hordeum hystrix, Crypsis aculeata, Suaeda maritima, Camphorosma monspeliaca, Camphorosma annua, Salicornia spp., Limonium spp., Spergularia spp.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E6.2231
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E6.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Camphorosma annua
Flowering Plants Camphorosma monspeliaca
Flowering Plants Crypsis aculeata
Flowering Plants Hordeum hystrix
Flowering Plants Puccinellia distans
Flowering Plants Puccinellia festuciformis
Flowering Plants Puccinellia limosa
Flowering Plants Suaeda maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Camphorosma annua Flowering Plants
Camphorosma monspeliaca Flowering Plants
Crypsis aculeata Flowering Plants
Hordeum hystrix Flowering Plants
Puccinellia distans Flowering Plants
Puccinellia festuciformis Flowering Plants
Puccinellia limosa Flowering Plants
Suaeda maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.A2131 Western Pontic Puccinellia solonetz swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.2231 Western Pontic Puccinellia solonetz swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.2231 Western Pontic Puccinellia solonetz swards same
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