Medio-European submontane hay meadows

Description (English)

Mesophile grasslands of middle European Hercynian hills, of the middle elevations of the greater Hercynian ranges, the Jura, the pre-Alps, the Dinarides, the Pelagonides, the Carpathians, the Pyrenees, the mountains of the northwestern Iberian peninsula, intermediate between the lowland meadows of unit R222 and the montane meadows of unit E2.3 (of EUNIS 2012 smaller than R23). Vegetation of alliance Arrhenatherion elatioris, and association Arrhenatheretum elatioris. Arrhenatherum elatius is the dominant species, while Pastinaca sativa, Trifolium dubium, Knautia arvensis and Crepis biennis often occur.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R231

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arrhenatherum elatius
Flowering Plants Knautia arvensis
Flowering Plants Pastinaca sativa
Flowering Plants Trifolium dubium
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arrhenatherum elatius Flowering Plants
Knautia arvensis Flowering Plants
Pastinaca sativa Flowering Plants
Trifolium dubium Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E2.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E2.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E2.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E2.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E2.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E2.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E3.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 38.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 38.23 Medio-European submontane hay meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 38.23   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 38.23   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 38.23   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 38.23   same
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