Northern ling coastal dune heaths

English name: Northern ling coastal dune heaths

Description (English)

Open heathlands of inner coastal dunes of Denmark, of the southern and southeastern Baltic coast, of southern Scania, the Kattegat coast of Sweden, Åland, Gotland and the Öland-Archipelago Sea dominated by Calluna vulgaris, with Empetrum nigrum, Carex arenaria, Deschampsia flexuosa, Hieracium umbellatum, Lotus corniculatus, Polypodium vulgare, Salix repens, and a ground layer constituted mostly by Dicranum scoparium and Pleurozium schreberi.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.528
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B1.5)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Carex arenaria
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Mosses & Liverworts Dicranum scoparium
Flowering Plants Empetrum nigrum
Flowering Plants Hieracium umbellatum
Flowering Plants Lotus corniculatus
Mosses & Liverworts Pleurozium schreberi
Ferns Polypodium vulgare
Flowering Plants Salix repens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Carex arenaria Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Dicranum scoparium Mosses & Liverworts
Empetrum nigrum Flowering Plants
Hieracium umbellatum Flowering Plants
Lotus corniculatus Flowering Plants
Pleurozium schreberi Mosses & Liverworts
Polypodium vulgare Ferns
Salix repens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 16.248 Northern ling coastal dune heaths source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.528 Northern ling coastal dune heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.528 Northern ling coastal dune heaths same
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