Habitat Annex I Directive hierarchical view > NATURAL AND SEMI-NATURAL GRASSLAND FORMATIONS > Natural grasslands > Rupicolous pannonic grasslands (Stipo-Festucetalia pallentis)

Rupicolous pannonic grasslands (Stipo-Festucetalia pallentis)

Description (English)

Open, pioneer rock sward associations occurring on steep, dry xeric slopes in medium altitude mountains of the Pannonic basin and adjacent regions at 150-900 m a.sl. The base rock is limestone, dolomite or calcareous volcanic rock (basalt, andesite, gabbro) and the soils are shallow rendzinas.
Sub types:
Pal. 34.351 - Calci-orophile pale fescue grasslands (Diantho lumnitzeri-Seslerion albicantis, Seslerion rigidae)
Central European calcicolous subcontinental rock-ledge grasslands of orogenous affinities, montane or submontane with a strong representation of species characteristic of higher-altitude communities, often occupying stations with a comparatively cool microclimate.
Pal. 34.3522 - Circum-Pannonic calcicline pale fescue grasslands (Bromo pannonici-Festucion pallentis)
Species-rich xero-thermophile subcontinental rock-ledge grasslands of the western and southern periphery of the Carpathian arc, developed on rendzinas over limestones or dolomite on south-facing steep slopes with extreme conditions of insolation, temperature variation and evaporation.
Pal. 34.353 - Acidocline pale fescue grasslands (Asplenio septentrionalis-Festucion pallentis, Alysso saxatilis-Festucion pallentis)
Central European subcontinental xero-thermophile grasslands of siliceous collinear and montane rock ledges.

Source: Interpretation Manual of European Union Habitats, version EUR 28 (2013)

Quick facts

EU Habitats Directive Annex I habitat type (code 6190)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Habitat type Not priority
Natura 2000 sites 201 are designated for this habitat type

Distribution

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Conservation status

EU conservation status

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Favourable: A habitat is in a situation where it is prospering and with good prospects to do so in the future as well
Unfavourable-Inadequate: A habitat is in a situation where a change in management or policy is required to return the habitat to favourable status but there is no danger of disappearance in the foreseeable future
Unfavourable-Bad: A habitat is in serious danger of disappearing (at least regionally)
Unknown: The information available for the habitat type is scarce and does not allow a proper assessment of its conservation status

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alyssum montanum
Flowering Plants Anacamptis pyramidalis
Flowering Plants Biscutella laevigata
Flowering Plants Bromus pannonicus
Flowering Plants Carex humilis
Flowering Plants Chrysopogon gryllus
Flowering Plants Daphne cneorum
Flowering Plants Draba lasiocarpa
Flowering Plants Festuca amethystina
Flowering Plants Festuca pallens
Flowering Plants Globularia punctata
Flowering Plants Helianthemum nummularium
Flowering Plants Iris pumila
Flowering Plants Linum dolomiticum
Flowering Plants Paronychia cephalotes
Flowering Plants Polygala amara
Flowering Plants Pulsatilla grandis
Flowering Plants Seseli leucospermum
Flowering Plants Stipa eriocaulis
Flowering Plants Stipa joannis
Flowering Plants Stipa pulcherrima
Flowering Plants Vincetoxicum pannonicum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alyssum montanum Flowering Plants
Anacamptis pyramidalis Flowering Plants
Biscutella laevigata Flowering Plants
Bromus pannonicus Flowering Plants
Carex humilis Flowering Plants
Chrysopogon gryllus Flowering Plants
Daphne cneorum Flowering Plants
Draba lasiocarpa Flowering Plants
Festuca amethystina Flowering Plants
Festuca pallens Flowering Plants
Globularia punctata Flowering Plants
Helianthemum nummularium Flowering Plants
Iris pumila Flowering Plants
Linum dolomiticum Flowering Plants
Paronychia cephalotes Flowering Plants
Polygala amara Flowering Plants
Pulsatilla grandis Flowering Plants
Seseli leucospermum Flowering Plants
Stipa eriocaulis Flowering Plants
Stipa joannis Flowering Plants
Stipa pulcherrima Flowering Plants
Vincetoxicum pannonicum Flowering Plants

Natura 2000 sites

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Relation to habitat classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711 E1.293 Acidocline pale fescue grasslands wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711 E1.2922 Circum-Pannonic calcicline pale fescue grasslands wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711 E1.291 Calci-orophile pale fescue grasslands wider
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