Shoreweed lawns

English name: Shoreweed lawns

Description (English)

Dense, almost monospecific Littorella uniflora lawns of lake shores subject to great annual variations of the water level and long emergence, and other Littorella-dominated associations.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.4111
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Littorella uniflora
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Littorella uniflora Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.3111 Shoreweed lawns source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.4111 Shoreweed lawns same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.4111 Shoreweed lawns same
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