Dalmatian siliceous grassland

English name: Dalmatian siliceous grassland

Description (English)

Uncommon acidophile annual-rich grasslands of Dalmatia occupying small, insularised surfaces on colluvions and red earths of the Dalmatian karst and on southern Dalmatian sands; characteristic are Tuberaria guttata, Filago vulgaris, Silene gallica, Linaria pelisseriana, Plantago bellardii, Galium parisiense, Hypochoeris radicata, Cynanchum contiguum, Crepis sancta, Trifolium cherleri, Trifolium lappaceum, Trifolium subterraneum, Trifolium stellatum, Trifolium glomeratum, Trifolium nigrescens, Trifolium angustifolium, Lathyrus sphaericus, Ornithopus compressus, Lupinus micranthus, Lupinus lacromensis, Luzula campestris and the grasses Aira elegans, Vulpia ligustica, Vulpia bromoides, Vulpia myuros, Briza maxima, Anthoxanthum ovatum, Gastridium ventricosum, Gaudinia fragilis, Phleum echinatum, Psilurus aristatus; the orchids Ophrys apifera, Ophrys oestrifera, Spiranthes spiralis are recorded.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.812

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Aira elegans
Flowering Plants Anthoxanthum ovatum
Flowering Plants Briza maxima
Flowering Plants Crepis sancta
Flowering Plants Cynanchum contiguum
Flowering Plants Filago vulgaris
Flowering Plants Galium parisiense
Flowering Plants Gastridium ventricosum
Flowering Plants Gaudinia fragilis
Flowering Plants Hypochoeris radicata
Flowering Plants Lathyrus sphaericus
Flowering Plants Linaria pelisseriana
Flowering Plants Lupinus micranthus
Flowering Plants Luzula campestris
Flowering Plants Ophrys apifera
Flowering Plants Ophrys oestrifera
Flowering Plants Ornithopus compressus
Flowering Plants Phleum echinatum
Flowering Plants Plantago bellardii
Flowering Plants Psilurus aristatus
Flowering Plants Silene gallica
Flowering Plants Spiranthes spiralis
Flowering Plants Trifolium angustifolium
Flowering Plants Trifolium cherleri
Flowering Plants Trifolium glomeratum
Flowering Plants Trifolium lappaceum
Flowering Plants Trifolium nigrescens
Flowering Plants Trifolium stellatum
Flowering Plants Trifolium subterraneum
Flowering Plants Tuberaria guttata
Flowering Plants Vulpia bromoides
Flowering Plants Vulpia ligustica
Flowering Plants Vulpia myuros
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Aira elegans Flowering Plants
Anthoxanthum ovatum Flowering Plants
Briza maxima Flowering Plants
Crepis sancta Flowering Plants
Cynanchum contiguum Flowering Plants
Filago vulgaris Flowering Plants
Galium parisiense Flowering Plants
Gastridium ventricosum Flowering Plants
Gaudinia fragilis Flowering Plants
Hypochoeris radicata Flowering Plants
Lathyrus sphaericus Flowering Plants
Linaria pelisseriana Flowering Plants
Lupinus micranthus Flowering Plants
Luzula campestris Flowering Plants
Ophrys apifera Flowering Plants
Ophrys oestrifera Flowering Plants
Ornithopus compressus Flowering Plants
Phleum echinatum Flowering Plants
Plantago bellardii Flowering Plants
Psilurus aristatus Flowering Plants
Silene gallica Flowering Plants
Spiranthes spiralis Flowering Plants
Trifolium angustifolium Flowering Plants
Trifolium cherleri Flowering Plants
Trifolium glomeratum Flowering Plants
Trifolium lappaceum Flowering Plants
Trifolium nigrescens Flowering Plants
Trifolium stellatum Flowering Plants
Trifolium subterraneum Flowering Plants
Tuberaria guttata Flowering Plants
Vulpia bromoides Flowering Plants
Vulpia ligustica Flowering Plants
Vulpia myuros Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 35.32 Dalmatian siliceous grasslands 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 E1.812 Dalmatian siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.812 Dalmatian siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.812 Dalmatian siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.812 Dalmatian siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.812 Dalmatian siliceous grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.232 Dalmatian siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 35.32 Dalmatian siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 35.32 Dalmatian siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 35.32   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 35.32   same
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