Nasturtium officinale (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum) beds

English name: Watercress beds

Description (English)

Inundated or inundatable fields used for the cultivation of forbs, in particular, watercress, Nasturtium officinale (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum). Low-growing communities, at maximum 20 cm tall, which may be open or closed.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.45
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Nasturtium officinale
Flowering Plants Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Nasturtium officinale Flowering Plants
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 82.42 Watercress beds source
CORINE Land Cover 2.1.2. Permanently irrigated land not defined
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.1.4 Végétation des rives d'eau courante wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.45 Nasturtium officinale (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum) beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.45 Nasturtium officinale (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum) beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.45 Nasturtium officinale (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum) beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.45 Nasturtium officinale (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum) beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.55 Nasturtium officinale (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum) beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 C2.55 Watercress beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 82.42 Watercress beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 82.42 Watercress beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 82.42   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 82.42   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 82.42   same
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