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18.2121 - Groupements des falaises maritimes nord-atlantiques

North Atlantic sea-cliff communities

Typologie des habitats de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

Descriptif anglais

Usually open, lacunar, relatively cryophile, moderately nitrophile aerohaline communities of sea-cliffs of the northern Atlantic and northern North Sea coasts of Scotland, the Faeroe Islands, Iceland and Scandinavia, mostly dominated by Cochlearia officinalis, Silene vulgaris ssp. maritima (Silene uniflora), Matricaria maritima, Festuca rubra ssp. pruinosa, with Armeria maritima, Plantago maritima, Cochlearia groenlandica, Cochlearia fenestrata, Agrostis stolonifera, Poa pratensis, Ligusticum scoticum, Cerastium fortanum, Rhodiola rosea, Plantago maritima, Sedum acre, Asplenium marinum.

Correspondances phytosociologiques

Crithmo-Armerietalia: Cochleario officinalis-Armerion maritimae p.

Bibliographie

Devillers P., Devillers-Terschuren J. & Vander Linden C., 2001. PHYSIS Palaearctic Habitat Classification Database. Updated to 10 December 2001. Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles. (Source)

Ratcliffe, 1977b: 32-35; Géhu and Géhu-Franck, 1984b; Nordiska ministerradet, 1984: units 4.1.6.1 [p.], 1.1.2.1b; Polunin and Walters, 1985; Påhlsson, 1994: unit 4.1.1.1 [p.].