West Mediterraneo-montane Nardus stricta swards

Description (English)

Perennial grasslands on acid soils of the supra-Mediterranean zone of the Iberian penisula, dominated by e.g. Festuca elegans or Nardus stricta. Mediterranean annual-rich siliceous grassland of siliceous gravelly, sandy or silty, usually shallow, soils that remain cohesive during the dry season.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1N3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca elegans
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca elegans Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.831 Iberian montane Nardus stricta swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.831 Iberian montane Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.831 Iberian montane Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.831 Iberian montane Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.831 Iberian montane Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.851 Iberian montane Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.271 Iberian montane mat-grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 35.71 Iberian montane mat-grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 35.71 Iberian montane mat-grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 35.71   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 35.71   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 35.71   same
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