Chara carpets

English name: Chara carpets

Description (English)

Charophyte carpets developed on the bottom of basic, lime-rich, unpolluted, oligotrophic to mesotrophic, lakes and pools of the Palaearctic region, formed mostly by species of genus Chara.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.141
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

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.441 Chara carpets source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C1.141 Chara carpets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C1.141 Chara carpets same
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