Hercynian siliceous pale fescue grasslands

Description (English)

Species-rich subcontinental open rock-ledge grasslands of siliceous substrates of the Bohemian Quadrangle and neighbouring regions, developed on shallow acid, weakly or sometimes neutral soils in stations, particularly south-facing slopes, submitted to extreme temperaturature variations, drought and wind action, with Festuca pallens, Galium valdepilosum, Seseli osseum, Hieracium schmidtii, Hieracium mougeotii, Onosma helvetica ssp. austriacum, Aurinia saxatilis, Helianthemum nummularium, Sedum rupestre, Jovibarba sobolifera, Dianthus gratianopolitanus, Dianthus moravicus, Allium senescens ssp. montanum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1B531

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca pallens
Flowering Plants Galium valdepilosum
Flowering Plants Hieracium mougeotii
Flowering Plants Hieracium schmidtii
Flowering Plants Onosma helvetica
Flowering Plants Seseli osseum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca pallens Flowering Plants
Galium valdepilosum Flowering Plants
Hieracium mougeotii Flowering Plants
Hieracium schmidtii Flowering Plants
Onosma helvetica Flowering Plants
Seseli osseum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.2931 Hercynian siliceous pale fescue grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2931 Hercynian siliceous pale fescue grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2931 Hercynian siliceous pale fescue grasslands same
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