Boreo-arctic Agrostis-Festuca grasslands

English name: Boreo-arctic Agrostis-Festuca grasslands

Description (English)

Grasslands of subarctic affinities of the northern boreal and middle boreal zones of northern Scandinavia and northwestern Russia, of the alpine and arcto-alpine zones of the Caledonian chains of Scandinavia and of lowlands and hills of Iceland, composed of Festuca spp., Agrostis capillaris, with Anthoxanthum odoratum, other grass species, often with Polygonum viviparum and other herbs.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.722
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 35.122 Boreo-arctic Agrostis-Festuca grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.722 Boreo-arctic Agrostis-Festuca grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.722 Boreo-arctic Agrostis-Festuca grasslands same
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