Icelandic Festuca grasslands

Description (English)

Grasslands of lowlands and lower mountains of Iceland and of the Faeroe Islands dominated by fescues of the Festuca rubra group, in particular, Festuca vivipara, with a species cort

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R2164

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca rubra
Flowering Plants Festuca vivipara
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca rubra Flowering Plants
Festuca vivipara Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.7224 Icelandic Festuca grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.7224 Icelandic Festuca grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.7224 Icelandic Festuca grasslands same
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