Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Lamiales > Family: Lamiaceae > Genus: Dracocephalum > Species: Dracocephalum austriacum

Dracocephalum austriacum L.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 35 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1689


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000018 Spain Prepirineu Central català Map
FR8201751 France Massif de la Muzelle Map
FR8201783 France Massif de la Vanoise Map
FR9301502 France Steppique Durancien et Queyrassin Map
FR9301503 France Rochebrune - Izoard - Vallée de la Cerveyrette Map
FR9301505 France Vallon des Bans - Vallée du Fournel Map
FR9301511 France Dévoluy - Durbon - Charance - Champsaur Map
FR9301524 France Haute Ubaye - Massif du Chambeyron Map
FR9301530 France Cheval Blanc - Montagne de Boules - Barre des Dourbes Map
FR9301552 France Adret de Pra Gaze Map
IT1160021 Italy Gruppo del Tenibres Map
IT2040004 Italy Valle Alpisella Map
IT2040044 Italy Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio Map
IT3110042 Italy Prati Aridi Rocciosi di Agumes Map
IT3110043 Italy Prati Aridi Rocciosi di Sant`Ottilia Map
IT3120114 Italy Monte Zugna Map
IT3120116 Italy Monte Malachin Map
SKCHVU027 Slovakia Slovenský kras Map
ROSCI0035 Romania Cheile Turzii Map
CZ0624101 Czech Republic Kuntinov Map
SKUEV0347 Slovakia Domické škrapy Map
SKUEV0343 Slovakia Plešivské stráne Map
CZ0214017 Czech Republic Karlstejn - Koda Map
SKUEV0284 Slovakia Teplické stráne Map
IT1160062 Italy Alte Valli Stura e Maira Map
SKUEV0356 Slovakia Horný vrch Map
CZ0114001 Czech Republic Radotinske udoli Map
ROSCI0120 Romania Muntele Tâmpa Map
SKUEV0105 Slovakia Spišskopodhradské travertíny Map
SKUEV0353 Slovakia Plešivská planina Map
CZ0214002 Czech Republic Karlicke udoli Map
FR9301499 France Clarée Map
HUAN20001 Hungary Aggteleki-karszt és peremterületei Map
AT1211A00 Austria Wienerwald - Thermenregion Map
AT1214000 Austria Hundsheimer Berge Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100