Interior European Puccinellia distans meadows

English name: Interior European reflexed saltmarsh-grass (Puccinellia distans) meadows

Description (English)

Meadows of Puccinellia distans and Puccinellia limosa occupying the lower levels of inland salt basins of the nemoral zone of western and central Europe, with fairly extended periods of inundation. As typical species we can consider here Hordeum geniculatum, Plantago tenuiflora, Camphorosma annua and Juncus gerardi.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D6.11
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D6.1)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Camphorosma annua
Flowering Plants Hordeum geniculatum
Flowering Plants Juncus gerardi
Flowering Plants Plantago tenuiflora
Flowering Plants Puccinellia distans
Flowering Plants Puccinellia limosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Camphorosma annua Flowering Plants
Hordeum geniculatum Flowering Plants
Juncus gerardi Flowering Plants
Plantago tenuiflora Flowering Plants
Puccinellia distans Flowering Plants
Puccinellia limosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.41 Interior European saltmarsh grass meadows source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D6.11 Interior European Puccinellia distans meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D6.11 Interior European Puccinellia distans meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D6.11 Interior European Puccinellia distans meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D6.11 Interior European Puccinellia distans meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D6.11 Interior European saltmarsh grass (Puccinellia distans) meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.11 Interior European saltmarsh grass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.41 Interior European saltmarsh grass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.41 Interior European saltmarsh grass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.41   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.41   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.41   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 15.141   same
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