Scandinavian Schoenus shore communities

Description (English)

Upper and middle saltmarsh communities dominated by Schoenus nigricans or Schoenus ferrugineus, with Molinia caerulea and Campylium polygamum, developed on calcareous substrates.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA223H
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 Molinia caerulea
Flowering Plants Schoenus ferrugineus
Flowering Plants Schoenus nigricans
Mosses & Liverworts Campylium polygamum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Molinia caerulea Flowering Plants
Schoenus ferrugineus Flowering Plants
Schoenus nigricans Flowering Plants
Campylium polygamum Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.531H Scandinavian bogrush shore communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.531H Scandinavian bogrush shore communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.631H Scandinavian bogrush shore communities same
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