East Carpathian Festuca flaccida grasslands

Description (English)

Xero-mesophile open grasslands of sunny slopes (adrets) of the Rodnei mountains in the Eastern Carpathians dominated by the southeastern Carpathian endemic Festuca nitida ssp. flaccida (Festuca flaccida), developed on rendzinas overlying limestone substrates, ecologically similar to the Alpine violet fescue grasslands of unit R4416, though more open.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R443624

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca flaccida
Flowering Plants Festuca nitida
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca flaccida Flowering Plants
Festuca nitida Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E4.43924 East Carpathian Festuca flaccida grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.43924 East Carpathian Festuca flaccida grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.43924 East Carpathian Festuca flaccida grasslands same
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