Pannonic dune closed grasslands

Description (English)

Closed swards of basophilous, humus- and nutrient-rich, sandy or mixed sand-loessy soils of Pannonic fixed dunes, dominated by Festuca rupicola, Festuca wagneri, Festuca pseudovina or, in some facies, Chrysopogon gryllus, with Carex liparocarpos, Festuca vaginata, Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum, Achillea ochroleuca, Astragalus asper, Astragalus onobrychis, Astragalus exscapus, Potentilla cinerea, Muscari botryoides, Muscari comosum, Linum austriacum, Thymus glabrescens, Iris variegata, Iris humilis ssp. arenaria, Colchicum arenarium, Ophrys sphegodes, Anacamptis pyramidalis, Salvia nemorosa, Alyssum spp., Silene parviflora, Dianthus giganteiformis ssp. pontederae, Lotus spp., Onosma arenaria ssp. pseudoarenaria.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1Q75

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achillea ochroleuca
Flowering Plants Agropyron cristatum
Flowering Plants Astragalus asper
Flowering Plants Astragalus exscapus
Flowering Plants Astragalus onobrychis
Flowering Plants Chrysopogon gryllus
Flowering Plants Festuca pseudovina
Flowering Plants Festuca rupicola
Flowering Plants Festuca vaginata
Flowering Plants Festuca wagneri
Flowering Plants Iris humilis
Flowering Plants Iris variegata
Flowering Plants Linum austriacum
Flowering Plants Muscari botryoides
Flowering Plants Muscari comosum
Flowering Plants Potentilla cinerea
Flowering Plants Thymus glabrescens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achillea ochroleuca Flowering Plants
Agropyron cristatum Flowering Plants
Astragalus asper Flowering Plants
Astragalus exscapus Flowering Plants
Astragalus onobrychis Flowering Plants
Chrysopogon gryllus Flowering Plants
Festuca pseudovina Flowering Plants
Festuca rupicola Flowering Plants
Festuca vaginata Flowering Plants
Festuca wagneri Flowering Plants
Iris humilis Flowering Plants
Iris variegata Flowering Plants
Linum austriacum Flowering Plants
Muscari botryoides Flowering Plants
Muscari comosum Flowering Plants
Potentilla cinerea Flowering Plants
Thymus glabrescens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.995 Pannonic dune closed grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.9B5 Pannonic dune closed grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.9B5 Pannonic dune closed grasslands same
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