Atlantic Festuca rubra-Agrostis stolonifera swards

Description (English)

Upper saltmarsh communities of the Atlantic and its connected seas dominated by, or rich in, Festuca rubra and Agrostis stolonifera.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA2233
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 Agrostis stolonifera
Flowering Plants Festuca rubra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis stolonifera Flowering Plants
Festuca rubra Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.5313 Atlantic Festuca rubra-Agrostis stolonifera swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.5313 Atlantic Festuca rubra-Agrostis stolonifera swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6313 Atlantic Festuca rubra-Agrostis stolonifera swards same
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