Vegetation of open habitats in the British National Vegetation Classification system

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This article gives an overview of the plant communities formed by vegetation of open habitats in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

Introduction[edit]

The open habitat communities of the NVC were described in Volume 5 of British Plant Communities, first published in 2000, along with the three groups of maritime communities (shingle, strandline and sand-dune communities, salt-marsh communities and maritime cliff communities).

In total, 42 open habitat communities have been identified.

The open habitat communities consist of eight separate subgroups:

List of open habitat communities[edit]

The following is a list of the communities that make up this category: