East Carpathian Sesleria-evergreen sedge grasslands

Description (English)

Calcicolous open grasslands colonizing ledges, sills, crests of limestone rocks in the alpine and subalpine levels of the Eastern and the Southern Carpathians, formed by Carex sempervirens and Sesleria species, in particular, Sesleria bielzii, Sesleria rigida ssp. haynaldiana, Sesleria heuflerana, or, at the contact with rock formations, by Festuca saxatilis, Sesleria spp., Carex sempervirens and Dianthus tenuifolius, accompanied by saxicolous species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R443621

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex sempervirens
Flowering Plants Dianthus tenuifolius
Flowering Plants Festuca saxatilis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex sempervirens Flowering Plants
Dianthus tenuifolius Flowering Plants
Festuca saxatilis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E4.43921 East Carpathian sesleria-evergreen sedge grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.43921 East Carpathian sesleria-evergreen sedge grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.43921 East Carpathian sesleria-evergreen sedge grasslands same
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