Atlantic white dunes

English name: Atlantic white dunes

Description (English)

White dunes of the Atlantic, south to Aquitaine, of the North Sea and of the Baltic coasts of Denmark, southern Sweden, Germany, Poland, the Baltic States and Russia, dominated, when vegetated, by marram grass (Ammophila arenaria) accompanied by, among others, Eryngium maritimum, Euphorbia paralias, Calystegia soldanella.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.321
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 Ammophila arenaria
Flowering Plants Calystegia soldanella
Flowering Plants Eryngium maritimum
Flowering Plants Euphorbia paralias
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ammophila arenaria Flowering Plants
Calystegia soldanella Flowering Plants
Eryngium maritimum Flowering Plants
Euphorbia paralias Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.2121 Atlantic white dunes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.321 Atlantic white dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.321 Atlantic white dunes same
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