Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall-herb communities

English name: Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall-herb communities

Description (English)

Subalpine and alpine meso-hygrophile tall herb formations of moist hollows and gullies of the Balkan Range, the Hellenides and the mountains of Mediterranean Anatolia. Species: Cirsium appendiculatum, Angelica sylvestris, Heracleum sphondylium, Geum coccineum from alliances Cirsion appendiculati and Geion coccinei.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E5.57
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E5.5)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Angelica sylvestris
Flowering Plants Cirsium appendiculatum
Flowering Plants Geum coccineum
Flowering Plants Heracleum sphondylium
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Angelica sylvestris Flowering Plants
Cirsium appendiculatum Flowering Plants
Geum coccineum Flowering Plants
Heracleum sphondylium Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 37.87 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall herb communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
Ramsar Wetland Types Va Alpine wetlands wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E5.57 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall-herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E5.57 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall-herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E5.57 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall-herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E5.57 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall-herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E4.57 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E4.57 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall herb communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 37.87 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall herb communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 37.87 Eastern oro-Mediterranean and Balkan tall herb communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 37.87   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 37.87   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 37.87   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 37.87   same
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100