Pannonic feathergrass sand steppes

Description (English)

Pioneer perennial grasslands of Pannonic sands, slightly less open than the fescue sand steppes, of which they often constitute a development stage towards closed grasslands, dominated by the tall feathergrasses Stipa capillata, Stipa borysthenica that confer to them a multistrata structure.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1BA212

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Stipa borysthenica
Flowering Plants Stipa capillata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Stipa borysthenica Flowering Plants
Stipa capillata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.2F212 Pannonic feathergrass sand steppes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2F212 Pannonic feathergrass sand steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2F212 Pannonic feathergrass sand steppes same
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