Marestail beds

English name: Marestail beds

Description (English)

Communities of the margins of Palaearctic lakes, rivers and brooks, usually of clear, cold to temperate nutrient-rich water, dominated by Hippuris vulgaris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.249
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Hippuris vulgaris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Hippuris vulgaris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.149 Marestail beds source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.249 Marestail beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.249 Marestail beds same
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