Baldellia shore swards

English name: Baldellia shore swards

Description (English)

Communities of the shores of shallow oligotrophic pools of the Atlantic domaine of Europe susceptible to prolonged summer desiccation, usually developed on peaty or parapeaty soils, dominated by, or rich in Baldellia ranunculoides, with Hydrocotyle vulgaris, Hypericum helodes. They are recorded, in particular, from the Paris Basin, Normandy, the New Forest, Cornwall, southern Scandinavia, and, on the shores of of limestone pools, in the Burren of western Ireland.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.414
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 Baldellia ranunculoides
Flowering Plants Hydrocotyle vulgaris
Flowering Plants Hypericum helodes
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Baldellia ranunculoides Flowering Plants
Hydrocotyle vulgaris Flowering Plants
Hypericum helodes Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.314 Baldellia shore swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.414 Baldellia shore swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.414 Baldellia shore swards same
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