Western Pontic herbaceous sea-cliff communities

English name: Western Pontic herbaceous sea-cliff communities

Description (English)

Herbaceous aerohaline communities of the sea-cliffs of the maritime façade of the Stranja and of the Cape Kaliakra area of Bulgaria, with Limonium gmelinii, Goniolimon collinum, Crithmum maritimum, Elymus pycnanthus, Cichorium intybus, Atriplex hastata, Kochia prostrata, Melilotus officinalis, Convolvulus lineatus and the local endemic Silene caliacrae.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B3.3321
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B3.3)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Atriplex hastata
Flowering Plants Cichorium intybus
Flowering Plants Convolvulus lineatus
Flowering Plants Crithmum maritimum
Flowering Plants Elymus pycnanthus
Flowering Plants Goniolimon collinum
Flowering Plants Kochia prostrata
Flowering Plants Limonium gmelinii
Flowering Plants Melilotus officinalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Atriplex hastata Flowering Plants
Cichorium intybus Flowering Plants
Convolvulus lineatus Flowering Plants
Crithmum maritimum Flowering Plants
Elymus pycnanthus Flowering Plants
Goniolimon collinum Flowering Plants
Kochia prostrata Flowering Plants
Limonium gmelinii Flowering Plants
Melilotus officinalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 18.22211 Western Pontic herbaceous sea-cliff communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B3.3321 Western Pontic herbaceous sea-cliff communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B3.3321 Western Pontic herbaceous sea-cliff communities same
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