Hyrcanian alpine grassland

English name: Hyrcanian alpine grassland

Description (English)

Extrasylvatic grasslands of the Elburz range of northern Iran, of limited extent and insularised, developed under humid alpine conditions, with Dactylis glomerata, Alopecurus spp., Sesleria phleoides, Trifolium spp., Lotus corniculatus, Polygonum bistorta, Primula auriculata, Pedicularis comosa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.444
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 Dactylis glomerata
Flowering Plants Lotus corniculatus
Flowering Plants Pedicularis comosa
Flowering Plants Polygonum bistorta
Flowering Plants Sesleria phleoides
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dactylis glomerata Flowering Plants
Lotus corniculatus Flowering Plants
Pedicularis comosa Flowering Plants
Polygonum bistorta Flowering Plants
Sesleria phleoides Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.64 Hyrcanian 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 E4.444 Hyrcanian alpine grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.444 Hyrcanian alpine grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E4.444 Hyrcanian alpine grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E4.444 Hyrcanian alpine grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E4.344 Hyrcanian alpine grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E4.344 Hyrcanian alpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 36.64 Hyrcanian alpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 36.64 Hyrcanian alpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 36.64   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 36.64   same
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