Small rush swards

English name: Small rush swards

Description (English)

Grasslands of occasionally flooded river and lake banks, of depressions where rain water collects, of disturbed humid areas and of humid pastures submitted to intensive grazing dominated by small rushes, in particular Juncus compressus or Juncus tenuis (Juncus macer).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E3.443
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 Juncus compressus
Flowering Plants Juncus macer
Flowering Plants Juncus tenuis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juncus compressus Flowering Plants
Juncus macer Flowering Plants
Juncus tenuis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 37.243 Small rush swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E3.443 Small rush swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E3.443 Small rush swards same
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