Athalassic tasselweed communities

English name: Athalassic tasselweed communities

Description (English)

Ruppia maritima, Zannichellia spp. and Najas spp. beds, with associated Potamogeton pectinatus, Potamogeton crispus and other submerged macrophytes, of athalassic brackish or saline lakes, ponds, pools or basins.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.5211
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C1.5)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Potamogeton crispus
Flowering Plants Potamogeton pectinatus
Flowering Plants Ruppia maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Potamogeton crispus Flowering Plants
Potamogeton pectinatus Flowering Plants
Ruppia maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 23.211 Athalassic tasselweed communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C1.5211 Athalassic tasselweed communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C1.5211 Athalassic tasselweed communities same
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