Dry grasslands

English name: Dry grasslands

Description (English)

Well-drained or dry lands dominated by grass or herbs, mostly not fertilized and with low productivity. Included are Artemisia steppes. Excluded are dry mediterranean lands with shrubs of other genera where the shrub cover exceeds 10%; these are listed as garrigue (F6).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 35 Dry siliceous grasslands narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34 Steppes and dry calcareous grasslands narrower
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.1. Beaches, dunes, and sand plains n/a
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.4. Transitional woodland shrub n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 B1 Acid grassland overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 B3 Calcareous grassland overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.2 Pelouses sèches thermophiles narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.1.1 Lande subatlantique sèche overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.1 Dalles rocheuses et lapiez narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.3.5 Pâturage maigre acide overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.6.1 Friche à chiendent narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1 Dry grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1 Dry grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1 Dry grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1 Dry grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1 Dry grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1 Dry grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 35 Dry siliceous grasslands narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 34 Steppes and dry calcareous grasslands narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 35 Dry siliceous grasslands narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 34 Steppes and dry calcareous grasslands narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 34   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 35   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 35   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 34   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 35   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 34   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 35   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 34   narrower
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