Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands

Description (English)

Mesophile and xerophile Nardus stricta-dominated or -rich grasslands of the British Isles and the Faeroe Islands, with Agrostis capillaris, Galium saxatile, Potentilla erecta.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1M11

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Agrostis capillaris
Flowering Plants Galium saxatile
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis capillaris Flowering Plants
Galium saxatile Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.711 Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.711 Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.711 Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands same
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