East Carpathian Sesleria rigida grasslands

Description (English)

Calciphile rock-ledge grasslands of the montane level of the eastern Carpathian system, locally extending to the collinar and subalpine levels, dominated by Sesleria rigida, Festuca xanthina or Helictotrichon decorum, with Asperula capitata, Dianthus spiculifolius, Dianthus kitaibelii, Carduus candicans, Iris reichenbachii, Jovibarba heuffelii, Sempervivum zeleborii, Seseli gracile, Seseli rigidum, Thalictrum uncinatum, Viola jooi.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1B512

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carduus candicans
Flowering Plants Dianthus kitaibelii
Flowering Plants Dianthus spiculifolius
Flowering Plants Iris reichenbachii
Flowering Plants Jovibarba heuffelii
Flowering Plants Sempervivum zeleborii
Flowering Plants Seseli gracile
Flowering Plants Seseli rigidum
Flowering Plants Sesleria rigida
Flowering Plants Thalictrum uncinatum
Flowering Plants Viola jooi
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carduus candicans Flowering Plants
Dianthus kitaibelii Flowering Plants
Dianthus spiculifolius Flowering Plants
Iris reichenbachii Flowering Plants
Jovibarba heuffelii Flowering Plants
Sempervivum zeleborii Flowering Plants
Seseli gracile Flowering Plants
Seseli rigidum Flowering Plants
Sesleria rigida Flowering Plants
Thalictrum uncinatum Flowering Plants
Viola jooi Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.2912 East Carpathian Sesleria rigida grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2912 East Carpathian Sesleria rigida grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2912 East Carpathian Sesleria rigida grasslands same
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