Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Liliales > Family: Colchicaceae > Genus: Colchicum > Species: Colchicum arenarium > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Colchicum arenarium var. fominii (Bordz.) Zahar. & Artjush. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Colchicum arenarium Waldst. & Kit.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 27 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code 2285


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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
HUKN20023 Hungary Tázlá - kiskunhalasi homokbuckák Map
HUDI20017 Hungary Érd-tétényi plató Map
HUDI20019 Hungary Felső-Tápió Map
HUDI20047 Hungary Szigeti homokok Map
HUKN20003 Hungary Felső-kiskunsági turjánvidék Map
HUDI20034 Hungary Duna és ártere Map
HUKN20015 Hungary Ágasegyháza - orgoványi rétek Map
HUDI20050 Hungary Alsó-Tápió és patakvölgyek Map
HUDI20035 Hungary Nagykőrösi pusztai tölgyesek Map
HUKN20006 Hungary Nagynyíri-erdő Map
ROSCI0206 Romania Porţile de Fier Map
HUDI20040 Hungary Gödöllői-dombság peremhegyei Map
HUKN20008 Hungary Déli-Homokhátság Map
HUDI20055 Hungary Veresegyházi-medence Map
ROSCI0039 Romania Ciuperceni - Desa Map
HUDI20023 Hungary Gödöllői-dombság Map
HUKN20018 Hungary Jánoshalma-kunfehértói erdők Map
HUKN20028 Hungary Tiszaalpár-bokrosi ártéri öblözet Map
HUKN20036 Hungary Imre-hegy, Pirtó-kiskunhalasi homokbuckák Map
HUDI20045 Hungary Szigethalmi homokbuckák Map
HUKN20014 Hungary Hajósi-homokpuszta Map
HUDI20014 Hungary Debegió-hegy Map
HUKN20019 Hungary Baksi-puszta Map
HUKN20034 Hungary Nyárlőrinci erdő Map
HUDI20051 Hungary Turjánvidék Map
SKUEV0067 Slovakia Čenkov Map
HUKN20024 Hungary Bócsa-bugaci homokpuszta Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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

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