English name: Waterfalls

Description (English)

More or less vertical descent of a water course over irregularities of the streambed.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C2.24

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 24.17 Waterfalls source
CORINE Land Cover 5.1.1. Water courses n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 1.2 Eaux courantes wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


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