Oligotrophic pondweed communities

English name: Oligotrophic pondweed communities

Description (English)

Sparse formations of narrow-leaved floating pondweeds, in particular, Potamogeton polygonifolius (Potamogeton oblongus), Potamogeton gramineus, Potamogeton alpinus, with Callitriche spp., Ranunculus ololeucos, Ranunculus omiophyllus, Ranunculus tripartitus, Luronium natans, Sparganium minimum, Apium inundatum of shallow, oligotrophic, clean, fluctuating, but usually permanent, often small, waterbodies of the Palaearctic region. Communities of this unit often form in close proximity to those of unit C3.413 and evolve into them with regular or prolonged desiccation.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.131
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C1.1)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Apium inundatum
Flowering Plants Luronium natans
Flowering Plants Potamogeton alpinus
Flowering Plants Potamogeton gramineus
Flowering Plants Potamogeton oblongus
Flowering Plants Potamogeton polygonifolius
Flowering Plants Ranunculus ololeucos
Flowering Plants Ranunculus omiophyllus
Flowering Plants Ranunculus tripartitus
Flowering Plants Sparganium minimum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Apium inundatum Flowering Plants
Luronium natans Water-Plantain Flowering Plants
Potamogeton alpinus Flowering Plants
Potamogeton gramineus Flowering Plants
Potamogeton oblongus Flowering Plants
Potamogeton polygonifolius Flowering Plants
Ranunculus ololeucos Flowering Plants
Ranunculus omiophyllus Flowering Plants
Ranunculus tripartitus Flowering Plants
Sparganium minimum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.433 Oligotrophic pondweed communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C1.131 Oligotrophic pondweed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C1.131 Oligotrophic pondweed communities same
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