Pirin naked-rush swards

Description (English)

Extremely rare, local, exiguous open formations of ridges and outcrops of the high Pirin, at 2300 metres, submitted to extreme winds, with Kobresia myosuroides (Elyna myosuroides), Oxytropis campestris var. sordida, Silene acaulis, Minuartia verna and lichens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R4522

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Minuartia verna
Flowering Plants Oxytropis campestris
Flowering Plants Silene acaulis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Minuartia verna Flowering Plants
Oxytropis campestris Flowering Plants
Silene acaulis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E4.427 Pirin naked-rush swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.427 Pirin naked-rush swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.427 Pirin naked-rush swards same
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