Iberian Festuca elegans grassland

English name: Iberian tall fescue grassland

Description (English)

Perennial grasslands dominated by the tall cespitose Festuca elegans of the supra-Mediterranean Quercus pyrenaica level of the Cordillera Central and Sierra Nevada with, among others, Geum heterocarpum, Trifolium ochroleucon and Paeonia coriacea of deep, siliceous soils.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.82

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca elegans
Flowering Plants Geum heterocarpum
Flowering Plants Paeonia coriacea
Flowering Plants Quercus pyrenaica
Flowering Plants Trifolium ochroleucon
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca elegans Flowering Plants
Geum heterocarpum Flowering Plants
Paeonia coriacea Flowering Plants
Quercus pyrenaica Flowering Plants
Trifolium ochroleucon Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 35.6 Iberian tall fescue 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 E1.82 Iberian Festuca elegans grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.82 Iberian Festuca elegans grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.82 Iberian Festuca elegans grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.82 Iberian Festuca elegans grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.84 Iberian Festuca elegans grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.26 Iberian tall fescue grassland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 35.6 Iberian tall fescue grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 35.6 Iberian tall fescue grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 35.6   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 35.6   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 35.6   same
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