EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > C - Inland surface waters > C3 - Littoral zone of inland surface waterbodies > C3.4 - Species-poor beds of low-growing water-fringing or amphibious vegetation > C3.44 - Eleocharis parvula and Eleocharis acicularis beds of inland saline and brackish waters

Eleocharis parvula and Eleocharis acicularis beds of inland saline and brackish waters

English name: Dwarf spike-rush (Eleocharis) beds of inland saline and brackish waters

Description (English)

Emergent Eleocharis parvula or Eleocharis acicularis formations of brackish lakes and inland seas, their inlets, estuaries, lagoons, mud or sand flats, and other inland brackish waterbodies.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.44
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.4)
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 Eleocharis acicularis
Flowering Plants Eleocharis parvula
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Eleocharis acicularis Flowering Plants
Eleocharis parvula Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 23.22 Athalassic dwarf spike-rush beds source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SM3 Eleocharis parvula salt-marsh community overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.44 Eleocharis parvula and Eleocharis acicularis beds of inland saline and brackish waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.44 Eleocharis parvula and Eleocharis acicularis beds of inland saline and brackish waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.44 Eleocharis parvula and Eleocharis acicularis beds of inland saline and brackish waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.44 Eleocharis parvula and Eleocharis acicularis beds of inland saline and brackish waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.56 Eleocharis parvula and Eleocharis acicularis beds of inland saline and brackish waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B2.22 Dwarf spike-rush beds of inland saline and brackish waters same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 23.22 Athalassic dwarf spike-rush beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 23.22 Athalassic dwarf spike-rush beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 23.22   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 23.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 23.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 23.22   same
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