Atlantic Crambe maritima communities

English name: Atlantic sea kale communities

Description (English)

Perennial communities of the shingle beaches and bars of Brittany, the Cotentin peninsula and Anglesey, dominated by Crambe maritima, with Crithmum maritimum and a sparse representation of other nitrophiles, in particular, Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima, Matricaria maritima, Rumex crispus, Glaucium flavum, Solanum dulcamara var. maritima, Sonchus oleraceus, Galium aparine.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B2.33
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B2.3)
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 Crambe maritima
Flowering Plants Crithmum maritimum
Flowering Plants Galium aparine
Flowering Plants Glaucium flavum
Flowering Plants Matricaria maritima
Flowering Plants Rumex crispus
Flowering Plants Sonchus oleraceus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Crambe maritima Flowering Plants
Crithmum maritimum Flowering Plants
Galium aparine Flowering Plants
Glaucium flavum Flowering Plants
Matricaria maritima Flowering Plants
Rumex crispus Flowering Plants
Sonchus oleraceus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 17.33 Atlantic sea kale communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B2.33 Atlantic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B2.33 Atlantic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B2.33 Atlantic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B2.33 Atlantic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B2.33 Atlantic Crambe maritima communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B6.33 Atlantic sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 17.33 Atlantic sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 17.33 Atlantic sea kale communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 17.33   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 17.33   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 17.33   same
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