Central Eurasian solonchak grassland with Crypsis

English name: Central Eurasian solonchak grassland with Crypsis

Description (English)

Sparse solonchak formations of annual grasses of genus Crypsis (Heleochloa), accompanied by Cyperus pannonicus (Acorellus pannonicus), Spergularia media (Spergularia marginata), Camphorosma annua, Spergularia marina (Spergularia salina), Salicornia spp., Lepidium latifolium, Chenopodium spp., Atriplex spp., colonizing drying muds of humid depressions of the salt steppes and saltmarshes (c.f. unit E6.21) of Eurasia, from Pannonia to the Far East. In some countries it is a very rare habitat.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E6.23
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E6.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acorellus pannonicus
Flowering Plants Camphorosma annua
Flowering Plants Cyperus pannonicus
Flowering Plants Lepidium latifolium
Flowering Plants Spergularia marginata
Flowering Plants Spergularia marina
Flowering Plants Spergularia media
Flowering Plants Spergularia salina
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acorellus pannonicus Flowering Plants
Camphorosma annua Flowering Plants
Cyperus pannonicus Flowering Plants
Lepidium latifolium Flowering Plants
Spergularia marginata Flowering Plants
Spergularia marina Flowering Plants
Spergularia media Flowering Plants
Spergularia salina Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.14 Central Eurasian crypsoid communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 M2.4 VEGETACE JEDNOLETÝCH SLANOMILNÝCH TRAV (Vegetation of annual halophilous grasses) same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.23 Central Eurasian solonchak grassland dominated by Crypsis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.23 Central Eurasian solonchak grassland dominated by Crypsis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E6.23 Central Eurasian solonchak grassland dominated by Crypsis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E6.23 Central Eurasian solonchak grassland dominated by Crypsis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E6.23 Central Eurasian solonchak grasslands dominated by Crypsis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.33 Central Eurasian solonchak grasslands dominated by Crypsis same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.14 Central Eurasian crypsoid communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.14 Central Eurasian crypsoid communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.14   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.14   same
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