EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA2 - Littoral biogenic habitat > MA22 - Atlantic littoral biogenic habitat > MA223 - Atlantic upper-mid saltmarshes and saline and brackish reed, rush and sedge beds > MA223P - Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra, or open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione mid-upper saltmarshes

Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra, or open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione mid-upper saltmarshes

Description (English)

The mid to upper reaches of saltmarshes dominated by Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra or an open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA223P
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 Artemisia maritima
Flowering Plants Festuca rubra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Artemisia maritima Flowering Plants
Festuca rubra Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.539 Mid-upper saltmarshes: Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra, or open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
MNCR BioMar 97.06 (Britain & Ireland) LMU.Sm.NVC.SM17 Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra, or open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione source
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.539 Mid-upper saltmarshes: Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra, or open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.639 Mid-upper saltmarshes: Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra, or open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.639 Mid-upper saltmarshes: Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra, or open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.639 Mid-upper saltmarshes: Artemisia maritima with Festuca rubra, or open canopy of Artemisia maritima and Halimione same
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