Trampled xeric grasslands with annuals

English name: Trampled xeric grasslands with annuals

Description (English)

Low annuals on dry and warm trampled localities, for example the community of Matricario matricarioidis-Polygonion arenastri recorded in Hungary and Serbia with Coronopus squamatus, Cynodon dactylon, Eragrostis minor, Herniaria glabra, Herniaria hirsuta, Juncus tenuis, Lepidium ruderale, Lolium perenne, Matricaria discoidea, Plantago lanceolata, Plantago major, Poa annua agg. and Polygonum arenastrum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.E

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Polycarpion tetraphylli Rivas-Mart. 1975 Herb-rich vegetation of trampled habitats of Mediterranean Schaminee et al, 2012
Eragrostio-Polygonion arenastri Couderc et Izco ex Carni et Mucina 1998 Summer-dry trampled vegetation on sandy soils of Western and Central Europe Eragrostion minoris Pott 1995; Digitario sanguinalis-Polygonion avicularis de Foucault 2010 Schaminee et al, 2012
Polycarpo-Eleusinion indicae Carni et Mucina 1998 Thermophilous vegetation of trampled habitats of northern Italy and Illyrian region Schaminee et al, 2012
Euphorbion prostratae Rivas-Mart. 1976 Xerophilous vegetation of trampled sandy soils of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Macaronesia Chamaesycion prostratae Rivas-Mart. 1976 nom. mut.; Eleusinion indicae sensu O. de Bolòs 1988, non Léonard 1954 Schaminee et al, 2012
Polygono-Coronopodion Sissingh 1969 Herb-rich vegetation of trampled habitats of temperate to boreal zones of Europe Poion annuae Mititelu et Barabas 1972; Polygonion avicularis Br.-Bl. 1931; Polygonion avicularis Br.-Bl. ex Aichinger 1933; Polygonion avicularis Nordhagen 1936; Sclerochloo-Coronopodion squamati Rivas-Mart. 1975; Coronopodo-Polygonion Sissingh 1969 nom. mut. propos.; Chamomillo-Polygonion avicularis Ladero et al. 1981; Matricario matricarioidis-Polygonion avicularis Rivas-Mart. 1975; Chamomillo suaveolentis-Polygonion arenastri Rivas-Mart. 1975 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 1991; Matricario matricarioidis-Polygonion arenastri Rivas-Mart. 1975 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 1991 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Coronopus squamatus
Flowering Plants Cynodon dactylon
Flowering Plants Eragrostis minor
Flowering Plants Herniaria glabra
Flowering Plants Herniaria hirsuta
Flowering Plants Juncus tenuis
Flowering Plants Lepidium ruderale
Flowering Plants Lolium perenne
Flowering Plants Matricaria discoidea
Flowering Plants Plantago lanceolata
Flowering Plants Plantago major
Flowering Plants Poa annua
Flowering Plants Polygonum arenastrum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Coronopus squamatus Flowering Plants
Cynodon dactylon Flowering Plants
Eragrostis minor Flowering Plants
Herniaria glabra Flowering Plants
Herniaria hirsuta Flowering Plants
Juncus tenuis Flowering Plants
Lepidium ruderale Flowering Plants
Lolium perenne Flowering Plants
Matricaria discoidea Flowering Plants
Plantago lanceolata Flowering Plants
Plantago major Flowering Plants
Poa annua Flowering Plants
Polygonum arenastrum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

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