Alpine and subalpine enriched grassland

English name: Alpine and subalpine enriched grassland

Description (English)

Enriched pastures of the subalpine and lower alpine levels of mountains. Enriched hay meadows are listed under E2.3.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.5

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Poion alpinae Gams ex Oberd. 1950 Cattle pastures of fertile soils in subalpine belt of Alps and Carpathians Poion alpinae Gams 1936; Poion alpinae Rübel 1933; Achilleo-Poion alpinae (Gams ex Oberd. 1950) Passarge 1969; Astero bellidiastri-Poion alpinae Passarge 1969; Carlino-Poion alpinae Passarge 1969; Eu-Achilleo-Poion alpinae Passarge 1969; Eu-Carlino-Poion alpinae Passarge 1969; Eu-Rumici acetosi-Poion alpinae Passarge 1969; Phleo alpini-Poion alpinae Passarge 1969; Ranunculo-Poion alpinae Passarge 1969; Rumici acetosi-Poion alpinae Passarge 1969 Schaminee et al, 2012
Pancicion serbicae Lakušic 1966 Mesic montane meadows on fertile mineral soils of Central Balkans Pancicion serbicae Lakušic 1964 Schaminee et al, 2012
Poion supinae Rivas-Mart. et Géhu 1978 Heavily-trampled pastures at high altitudes of mountain ranges of temperate Europe Alchemillo-Poion supinae Ellmauer et Mucina 1993; Poion variae Tx. 1950 Schaminee et al, 2012
Phyteumato-Trisetion flavescentis Hundt ex Passarge 1969 Montane mown meadows on relatively mineral-poor soils in subatlantic regions of Central Europe Phyteumato-Trisetion (Hundt ex Passarge 1969) Ellmauer et Mucina 1993; Phyteumato-Festucion rubrae Passarge 1969 Schaminee et al, 2012
Triseto flavescentis-Polygonion bistortae Br.-Bl. et Tx. ex Marschall 1947 Montane-supramontane hay meadows on fertile mineral-rich soils of Central European mountain ranges Polygono bistortae-Trisetion flavescentis Br.-Bl. et Tx. ex Marschall 1947 nom. invers. propos.; Triseto flavescentis-Polygonion bistortae Br.-Bl. et Tx. 1943; Triseto-Arrhenatherion Passarge 1969; Rumici-Trisetion Hundt ex Passarge 1969 Schaminee et al, 2012
Violion cornutae Nègre 1972 Mesic montane meadows on fertile mineral soils of Pyrenees Violion cornutae Romo 1986 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.5 Alpine and subalpine fertilized grasslands same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.5.4 Pâturage gras subalpin et alpin narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.5.2 Prairie de fauche de montagne overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.5 Alpine and subalpine enriched grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.5 Alpine and subalpine enriched grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E4.5 Alpine and subalpine enriched grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E4.5 Alpine and subalpine enriched grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E4.4 Alpine and subalpine enriched grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E4.4 Alpine and subalpine enriched grassland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 36.5 Alpine and subalpine fertilized grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 36.5 Alpine and subalpine fertilized grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 36.5   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 36.5   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 36.5   same
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