Ponto-Pannonic halo-nitrophile amphibious swards

English name: Ponto-Pannonic halo-nitrophile amphibious swards

Description (English)

Communities of the western central Eurasian steppe and pre-steppe zones, extending from Pannonic and sub-Pannonic plains and hills to the Caucasus, developed on clayey, nitrogen-rich saline or somewhat saline soils. Characteristic species include Lythrum hyssopifolia, Lythrum tribracteatum, Lythrum linifolium, terrestrial forms of Elatine alsinastrum, Elatine triandra, Elatine hydropiper, Elatine hungarica, Mentha aquatica, Hippuris vulgaris and crowfoots of subgenus Batrachium.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.433
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 Elatine alsinastrum
Flowering Plants Elatine hungarica
Flowering Plants Elatine hydropiper
Flowering Plants Elatine triandra
Flowering Plants Hippuris vulgaris
Flowering Plants Lythrum hyssopifolia
Flowering Plants Lythrum linifolium
Flowering Plants Lythrum tribracteatum
Flowering Plants Mentha aquatica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Elatine alsinastrum Flowering Plants
Elatine hungarica Flowering Plants
Elatine hydropiper Flowering Plants
Elatine triandra Flowering Plants
Hippuris vulgaris Flowering Plants
Lythrum hyssopifolia Flowering Plants
Lythrum linifolium Flowering Plants
Lythrum tribracteatum Flowering Plants
Mentha aquatica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.353 Ponto-Pannonic halo-nitrophile amphibious swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.433 Ponto-Pannonic halo-nitrophile amphibious swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.433 Ponto-Pannonic halo-nitrophile amphibious swards same
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