Meadows of the steppe zone

English name: Meadows of the steppe zone

Description (English)

Lowland and montane mesotrophic pastures and hay meadows of the steppe zone of eastern Europe and Anatolia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E2.5

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Seselion libanotis Ageleulov et Golub in Golub 1995 Sub-xeric meadows of lower reaches of floodplains of Ural River basin Schaminee et al, 2012
Deschampsion cespitosae Horvatic 1930 Floodplain alluvial unfertilised meadows of sub-continental regions of Europe Alopecurion pratensis Passarge 1964; Cnidion venosi Bal.-Tul. 1965; Cnidion venosi Bal.-Tul. 1966; Deschampsio-Alopecurion Mirkin et Naumova 1986; Veronico longifoliae-Lysimachion vulgaris (Passarge 1977) Bal.-Tul. 1981; Agrostion albae Soó 1941; Cnidion dubii Bal.-Tul. 1966 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Galio veri-Aristolochion clematitidis Shevchyk et Solomakha in Shevchyk et al. 1996 diagnosis Schaminee et al, 2012
Artemision ponticae Golub et Saveleva in Golub 1995 Sub-xeric meadows of lower reaches of floodplains of Don River basin Artemision ponticae Golub et Saveleva 1988 Schaminee et al, 2012
Trifolion montani Naumova 1986 Sub-xeric meadows of floodplains in Eastern Europe and Western and Central Siberia Agrostio-Avenulion schellianae Royer 1991; Fragario viridis-Trifolion montani Korotchenko et Didukh 1997; Poion angustifoliae Shelyag-Sosonko et Solomakha 1983; Potentillo argenteae-Poion angustifoliae Solomakha 1996; Scabioso ochroleucae–Poion angustifoliae Bulokhov 2001 Schaminee et al, 2012
Agrostion vinealis Sipailova et al. 1985 Sub-xeric meadows of floodplains of Dnepr River basin Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 38.6 Steppe meadows same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E2.5 Meadows of the steppe zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E2.5 Meadows of the steppe zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E2.5 Meadows of the steppe zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E2.5 Meadows of the steppe zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E2.5 Meadows of the steppe zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E3.6 Steppe meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 38.6 Steppe meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 38.6 Steppe meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 38.6   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 38.6   same
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