Helleno-Balkanic Satureja montana steppes

English name: Helleno-Balkanic savory steppes

Description (English)

Perennial, steppe-like low open grasslands on shallow stony soils of the sub-Mediterranean and sub-Pannonic Quercion frainetto and Fagion moesiacum zones of the Balkan peninsula, from Greece to Serbia and western Bulgaria. Typical species (among others): Festuca valesiaca, Festuca rupicola, Koeleria gracilis, Stipa spp., Bromus erectus, Poa bulbosa, Melica ciliata, Carex humilis, Carex caryophyllea, Satureja montana, Galium purpureum, Teucrium montanum, Vincetoxicum hirundinaria, Artemisia alba, Galium album, Euphorbia cyparissias, Teucrium chamaedrys.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.21
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.311 Helleno-Balkanic savory steppes source
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 E1.21 Helleno-Balkanic Satureja montana steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.21 Helleno-Balkanic Satureja montana steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.21 Helleno-Balkanic Satureja montana steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.21 Helleno-Balkanic Satureja montana steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.21 Helleno-Balkanic Satureja montana steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 34.311 Helleno-Balkanic savory steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 34.311 Helleno-Balkanic savory steppes same
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