Nitella carpets

English name: Nitella carpets

Description (English)

Charophyte carpets developed on the bottom of unpolluted acid, neutral or slightly basic, lime-poor, oligotrophic to mesotrophic, lakes of the Palaearctic region, mostly formed by species of genus Nitella.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.142
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 22.442 Nitella carpets source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C1.142 Nitella carpets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C1.142 Nitella carpets same
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