Calcareous dunal small reed fens

English name: Calcareous dunal small reed fens

Description (English)

Communities of calcareous wet dune slacks dominated by Calamagrostis epigejos, in particular, Calamagrostis epigejos-dominated facies and evolution stages of the Juncus subnodulosus formations of unit E3.418, characteristic of northern French and Belgian dunes and rare fen formations of the Dutch North Sea Islands formed by Carex hartmanii, Calamagrostis epigejos, Carex trinervis, Ophioglossum vulgatum, Salix repens, evolution stage with light sand covering of the fen communities of unit D4.1H.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E3.41F
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E3.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Calamagrostis epigejos
Flowering Plants Carex hartmanii
Flowering Plants Carex trinervis
Flowering Plants Juncus subnodulosus
Ferns Ophioglossum vulgatum
Flowering Plants Salix repens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calamagrostis epigejos Flowering Plants
Carex hartmanii Flowering Plants
Carex trinervis Flowering Plants
Juncus subnodulosus Flowering Plants
Ophioglossum vulgatum Ferns
Salix repens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 37.21F Calcareous dunal small reed fens source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E3.41F Calcareous dunal small reed fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E3.41F Calcareous dunal small reed fens same
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