British NVC community SD18
It is the only community characterised in the NVC as "dune scrub".
It is a widely distributed coastal community. There are two subcommunities.
This community is found widely on the British east coast from Kent to Fife, but particularly in Norfolk and Lincolnshire; it is also found in a number of west coast localities, for example in Devon, Wales and Lancashire.
There are two subcommunities:
- the Festuca rubra subcommunity
- the Urtica dioica - Arrhenatherum elatius subcommunity