Atlantic Juncus gerardii saltmeadows

Description (English)

Often species-rich, closed, flowery, upper level salt meadows of the Atlantic and its connected seas, dominated by, or rich in, Juncus gerardi. Glaux maritima can dominate facies, forming thick carpets, in particular, in pioneer situations.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA2231
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Glaux maritima
Flowering Plants Juncus gerardi
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Glaux maritima Flowering Plants
Juncus gerardi Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.5311 Atlantic Juncus gerardii saltmeadows same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.5311 Atlantic Juncus gerardii saltmeadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6311 Atlantic Juncus gerardii saltmeadows same
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