Pontic embryonic dunes

English name: Pontic embryonic dunes

Description (English)

Formations of Black Sea coasts, transitional between Pontic white dune and driftline communities, characterized by the adjunction to Elymion gigantei species assemblies of Cakile maritima ssp. euxina, Salsola kali ssp. ruthenica, Euphorbia peplis and other sand beach annual species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.313
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B1.3)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Euphorbia peplis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Euphorbia peplis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.2113 Pontic embryonic dunes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.313 Pontic embryonic dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.313 Pontic embryonic dunes same
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