Oro-Moesian Festuca paniculata grasslands

Description (English)

Extensive, closed, acidophilous tall grasslands dominated by the large Festuca paniculata of higher elevations, up to 2400 metres, of the Central Balkan Range, the Rhodope mountains including Rila, Pirin and Vitosha, the Moeso-Macedonian mountains, the Pelagonides and the Montenegrine Dinarides, mainly on eroded soils of south-facing slopes, with Festuca nigrescens, Bellardiochloa violacea, Nardus stricta, Genista depressa, Juniperus nana (Juniperus sibirica), Vaccinium myrtillus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R4381

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) E4.391 Oro-Moesian Festuca paniculata grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.391 Oro-Moesian Festuca paniculata grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.391 Oro-Moesian Festuca paniculata grasslands same
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