Western Hercynian submontane hay meadows

Description (English)

Hay meadows of higher elevations of the lesser Hercynian ranges, with Meum athamanticum, Festuca nigrescens, Geranium sylvaticum, Lathyrus montanus, Phyteuma spicatum, Potentilla erecta, Galium saxatile, Ranunculus bulbosus, Pimpinella saxifraga, Lotus uliginosus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R2311

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca nigrescens
Flowering Plants Galium saxatile
Flowering Plants Geranium sylvaticum
Flowering Plants Lathyrus montanus
Flowering Plants Lotus uliginosus
Flowering Plants Meum athamanticum
Flowering Plants Phyteuma spicatum
Flowering Plants Pimpinella saxifraga
Flowering Plants Potentilla erecta
Flowering Plants Ranunculus bulbosus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca nigrescens Flowering Plants
Galium saxatile Flowering Plants
Geranium sylvaticum Flowering Plants
Lathyrus montanus Flowering Plants
Lotus uliginosus Flowering Plants
Meum athamanticum Flowering Plants
Phyteuma spicatum Flowering Plants
Pimpinella saxifraga Flowering Plants
Potentilla erecta Flowering Plants
Ranunculus bulbosus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E2.231 Western Hercynian 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 E2.231 Western Hercynian submontane hay meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E2.231 Western Hercynian submontane hay meadows same
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