Mediterranean coastal-saltmarsh grass swards

Description (English)

Dense formations of perennial halophile grasses, in particular, Puccinellia festuciformis (Puccinellia palustris) or Aeluropus littoralis, of Mediterranean coasts and their coastal lagoons.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA2531
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 Aeluropus littoralis
Flowering Plants Puccinellia festuciformis
Flowering Plants Puccinellia palustris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Aeluropus littoralis Flowering Plants
Puccinellia festuciformis Flowering Plants
Puccinellia palustris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.543 Mediterranean coastal-saltmarsh grass swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.543 Mediterranean coastal-saltmarsh grass swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.643 Mediterranean coastal-saltmarsh grass swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.643 Mediterranean coastal-saltmarsh grass swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.643 Mediterranean Puccinellia festuciformis and Aeluropus littoralis swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.623 Mediterranean Puccinellia festuciformis and Aeluropus littoralis swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B3.45 Mediterranean saltmarsh grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.55 Mediterranean saltmarsh grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.55 Mediterranean saltmarsh grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.55   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.55   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.55   same
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