Northern Agrostis-Festuca-Leontodon communities

Description (English)

Upper shore swards of northern Norway, Iceland and the Faeroes dominated by Agrostis stolonifera, Festuca rubra, Plantago maritima and Leontodon autumnalis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA223J
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
Flowering Plants Leontodon autumnalis
Flowering Plants Plantago maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis stolonifera Flowering Plants
Festuca rubra Flowering Plants
Leontodon autumnalis Flowering Plants
Plantago maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.531I Northern Agrostis-Festuca-Leontodon communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.531I Northern Agrostis-Festuca-Leontodon communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.631I Northern Agrostis-Festuca-Leontodon communities same
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