Eastern Carpathian mat-grass swards

Description (English)

Grasslands rich in, or dominated by, Nardus stricta, with Festuca nigricans, Festuca airoides, Poa media and regional species Viola declinata, Scorzonera rosea, Potentilla aurea ssp. chrysocraspeda (Potentilla ternata), Campanula abietina, Campanula serrata, of flats and gentle slopes of the subalpine and lower alpine levels of the Eastern and Southern Carpathians.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R43172

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca airoides
Flowering Plants Festuca nigricans
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Poa media
Flowering Plants Potentilla aurea
Flowering Plants Scorzonera rosea
Flowering Plants Viola declinata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca airoides Flowering Plants
Festuca nigricans Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Poa media Flowering Plants
Potentilla aurea Flowering Plants
Scorzonera rosea Flowering Plants
Viola declinata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E4.3172 Eastern Carpathian mat-grass swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.3172 Eastern Carpathian mat-grass swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.3172 Eastern Carpathian mat-grass swards same
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