Molinia caerulea meadows and related communities

Description (English)

Humid grasslands of soils poor in nutrients, unfertilised and with a fluctuating water level, of Western Europe, south to northwestern Iberia, of Northern Europe, of Central Europe, locally of western Eastern Europe, dominated by Molinia caerulea, with Succisa pratensis, Deschampsia cespitosa, Potentilla erecta, Allium angulosum, Allium suaveolens, Stachys officinalis (Betonica officinalis), Cirsium dissectum, Cirsium tuberosum, Dianthus superbus, Trollius europaeus, Galium boreale, Gentiana asclepiadea, Gentiana pneumonanthe, Gladiolus palustris, Silaum silaus, Selinum carvifolia, Inula salicina, Iris sibirica, Laserpitium prutenicum, Lathyrus pannonicus, Tetragonolobus maritimus, Serratula tinctoria, Carex tomentosa, Carex panicea, Carex pallescens, Parnassia palustris, Ophioglossum vulgatum, Dactylorhiza maculata, Festuca arundinacea, Festuca rubra.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R371

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E3.51 Molinia caerulea meadows and related communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E3.51 Molinia caerulea meadows and related communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E3.51 Molinia caerulea meadows and related communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E3.51 Molinia caerulea meadows and related communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E3.51 Molinia caerulea meadows and related communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E3.51 Molinia caerulea meadows and related communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E2.51 Purple moorgrass meadows and related communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 37.31 Purple moorgrass meadows and related communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 37.31 Purple moorgrass meadows and related communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 37.31   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 37.31   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 37.31   same
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