Mediterranean low-shore glasswort swards

Description (English)

Glasswort swards occupying long-inundated basins of coastal saltmarshes of the western Mediterranean basin, including those of Spain, southern continental France, the Gulf of Tarento, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily, with Atlantic representatives in southwestern Europe, between southern Brittany and central Portugal, dominated by the reddening tetraploid glasswort Salicornia emerici.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA2532
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 Salicornia emerici
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Salicornia emerici Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.5516 Low-shore Mediterranean glasswort swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.5516 Low-shore Mediterranean glasswort swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.6516 Low-shore Mediterranean glasswort swards same
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