Irish heavy metal grasslands

English name: Irish heavy metal grasslands

Description (English)

Grasslands on copper-rich soils of Killarney, with Armeria maritima and Silene maritima.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.B12
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.B)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Armeria maritima
Flowering Plants Silene maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Armeria maritima Flowering Plants
Silene maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.212 Irish heavy metal grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.B12 Irish heavy metal grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.B12 Irish heavy metal grasslands same
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