Western Pontic salt scrubs

English name: Western Pontic salt scrubs

Description (English)

Scrubby formations of Halimione verrucifera, Halocnemum strobilaceum and Nitraria schoberi, accompanied by Artemisia spp., Limonium spp., Petrosimonia spp., colonizing saltmarshes and salt basins of western Black Sea coastal areas and of the lower Danube valley.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E6.225
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E6.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Halimione verrucifera
Flowering Plants Halocnemum strobilaceum
Flowering Plants Nitraria schoberi
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Halimione verrucifera Flowering Plants
Halocnemum strobilaceum Flowering Plants
Nitraria schoberi Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.A215 Western Pontic salt scrubs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.225 Western Pontic salt scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.225 Western Pontic salt scrubs same
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