Mediterranean grasslands on alluvial river banks

English name: Mediterranean grasslands on alluvial river banks

Description (English)

Nitrophilous annual and perennial grass and sedge formations of the alluvial banks of Mediterranean permanent or temporary water courses, most characteristic of great Mediterranean rivers, with Paspalum paspalodes, Paspalum vaginatum, Polypogon viridis (Agrostis semiverticillata), Cyperus fuscus, Catabrosa aquatica. Vegetation of alliance Paspalo-Agrostidion.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E5.44
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E5.4)
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 Agrostis semiverticillata
Flowering Plants Catabrosa aquatica
Flowering Plants Cyperus fuscus
Flowering Plants Paspalum paspalodes
Flowering Plants Paspalum vaginatum
Flowering Plants Polypogon viridis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis semiverticillata Flowering Plants
Catabrosa aquatica Flowering Plants
Cyperus fuscus Flowering Plants
Paspalum paspalodes Flowering Plants
Paspalum vaginatum Flowering Plants
Polypogon viridis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 24.53 Mediterranean river mud communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E5.44 Mediterranean grasslands on alluvial river banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E5.44 Mediterranean grasslands on alluvial river banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E5.44 Mediterranean grasslands on alluvial river banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E5.44 Mediterranean grasslands on alluvial river banks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E3.63 Mediterranean river mud communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 C3.5A Mediterranean river mud communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 24.53 Mediterranean river mud communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 24.53 Mediterranean river mud communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 24.53   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 24.53   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 24.53   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 24.53   same
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