Pontic alpine grassland

English name: Pontic alpine grassland

Description (English)

Grasslands of the humid alpine level of the eastern Pontic Range, with Campanula tridentata, Alchemilla vulgaris, Poa alpina, Festuca ovina s.l., and of the humid subalpine level, occupied by pastures of Festuca spp., with Luzula spicata, Carex tristis, Lotus corniculatus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.441
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Alchemilla vulgaris
Flowering Plants Festuca ovina
Flowering Plants Lotus corniculatus
Flowering Plants Luzula spicata
Flowering Plants Poa alpina
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alchemilla vulgaris Flowering Plants
Festuca ovina Flowering Plants
Lotus corniculatus Flowering Plants
Luzula spicata Flowering Plants
Poa alpina Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.61 Pontic alpine 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 E4.441 Pontic alpine grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.441 Pontic alpine grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E4.441 Pontic alpine grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E4.441 Pontic alpine grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E4.341 Pontic alpine grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E4.341 Pontic alpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 36.61 Pontic alpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 36.61 Pontic alpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 36.61   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 36.61   same
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