Balkan closed calcicolous fescue grasslands
Closed calciphile fescue-dominated grasslands developed on deep nutrient-poor soils overlying limestones in sheltered locations of the alpine and subalpine levels of the western Balkan Range system, in particular of the Suva Planina, formed by the regional endemic Festuca xanthina, associated with Festuca varia s.s.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code R451231|
Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)Not available
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012)||E4.41731||Balkan closed calcicolous fescue grasslands||same|