Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs

English name: Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs

Description (English)

Low shrubby expanses of woody glassworts, seablites, sea purslanes or Halocnemum, characteristic of temporarily inundated saltmarshes of Mediterranean coasts, southwestern Iberian and northwestern African Atlantic coasts and interior Iberian basins. They can be further subdivided according to dominant species, generally associated with patterns of inundation. Cistanche lutea characterises many southern formations.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.526
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A2.5)
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 Cistanche lutea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cistanche lutea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.61 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs source
CORINE Land Cover 4.2.1. Salt marshes n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.526 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.626 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.626 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.626 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.646 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B3.51 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.61 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.61 Mediterranean saltmarsh scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.61   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.61   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.61   same
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100