Dwarf toad-rush communities

English name: Dwarf toad-rush communities

Description (English)

Associations, often very limited in extent, appearing in the drying phase of temporary pools, flooded ruts of forest paths, wet heath paths, humid forest cuts, seeping mowed lawns and other sufficiently lit temporarily inundated, most often acidic, soils of nemoral, boreonemoral, boreal, and, locally, steppic, Palaearctic Eurasia, characterised by Juncus bufonius, Scirpus setaceus, Cyperus flavescens, Centunculus minimus, Spergularia segetalis, Centaurium pulchellum, Blackstonia perfoliata, Samolus valerandi, Cicendia filiformis, Radiola linoides and Illecebrum verticillatum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.513
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.51)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Blackstonia perfoliata
Flowering Plants Centaurium pulchellum
Flowering Plants Centunculus minimus
Flowering Plants Cicendia filiformis
Flowering Plants Cyperus flavescens
Flowering Plants Illecebrum verticillatum
Flowering Plants Juncus bufonius
Flowering Plants Radiola linoides
Flowering Plants Samolus valerandi
Flowering Plants Scirpus setaceus
Flowering Plants Spergularia segetalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Blackstonia perfoliata Flowering Plants
Centaurium pulchellum Flowering Plants
Centunculus minimus Flowering Plants
Cicendia filiformis Flowering Plants
Cyperus flavescens Flowering Plants
Illecebrum verticillatum Flowering Plants
Juncus bufonius Flowering Plants
Radiola linoides Flowering Plants
Samolus valerandi Flowering Plants
Scirpus setaceus Flowering Plants
Spergularia segetalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.323 Dwarf toad-rush communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.513 Dwarf toad-rush communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.513 Dwarf toad-rush communities same
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