Mediterranean amphibious small herb communities

English name: Mediterranean amphibious small herb communities

Description (English)

Formations of Mediterranean temporarily inundated or wet terrain, including karstic pools, often highly ephemeral, dominated by annual small herbs, among which Elatine spp. (Elatine macropoda, Elatine gussonei, Elatine pedunculata), Damasonium bourgaei, Nananthea perpusilla, Morisia monanthos, Blackstonia perfoliata, Samolus valerandi, Radiola linoides, Myosurus minimus, Laurentia gasparrinii, Laurentia tenella.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.4218
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 Blackstonia perfoliata
Flowering Plants Damasonium bourgaei
Flowering Plants Elatine gussonei
Flowering Plants Elatine macropoda
Flowering Plants Laurentia gasparrinii
Flowering Plants Laurentia tenella
Flowering Plants Morisia monanthos
Flowering Plants Myosurus minimus
Flowering Plants Nananthea perpusilla
Flowering Plants Radiola linoides
Flowering Plants Samolus valerandi
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Blackstonia perfoliata Flowering Plants
Damasonium bourgaei Flowering Plants
Elatine gussonei Flowering Plants
Elatine macropoda Flowering Plants
Laurentia gasparrinii Flowering Plants
Laurentia tenella Flowering Plants
Morisia monanthos Flowering Plants
Myosurus minimus Flowering Plants
Nananthea perpusilla Flowering Plants
Radiola linoides Flowering Plants
Samolus valerandi Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.3418 Mediterranean amphibious small herb communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.4218 Mediterranean amphibious small herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.4218 Mediterranean amphibious small herb communities same
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