Coastal dune Rosa thickets

English name: Coastal dune rose thickets

Description (English)

Naturalized planted Rosa rugosa thickets planted for stabilization of shifting sandy soils. Shrubs low (0.3–0.8 m height) and dense. Sparser thickets include species of the Ammophiletea class.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B1.65
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B1.6)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Rosa rugosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Rosa rugosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


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