Atlantic Puccinellia maritima lawns

Description (English)

Communities of the lower and middle schorre of the shores of the Atlantic ocean and connected seas with an overwhelming dominance of Puccinellia maritima, often in almost monospecific stands forming bright green lawns characteristic, in particular, of pioneer stages of the lowest levels and of intensely grazed areas.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA2241
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 Puccinellia maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Puccinellia maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.541 Atlantic saltmarsh grass lawns same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.541 Atlantic saltmarsh grass lawns same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.641 Atlantic saltmarsh grass lawns same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.641 Atlantic saltmarsh grass lawns same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.641 Saltmarsh grass lawns same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.621 Saltmarsh grass lawns same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B3.31 Saltmarsh grass lawns same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.31 Saltmarsh grass lawns same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.31 Saltmarsh grass lawns same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.31   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.31   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.31   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 15.131   same
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