Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands

Description (English)

Open, scraped, stepped and garland grasslands of the alpine and subalpine levels of the calcareous mountains of the central Balkan peninsula, including the Balkan Range, the Rhodope Mountains, the Dinarides, dominated by or rich in Sesleria spp. including Sesleria korabensis, Sesleria klasterskyi, Sesleria coerulans, Sesleria rigida, Sesleria tenuifolia, Sesleria wettsteinii, Festuca spp., Carex kitaibeliana (Carex laevis), with Dryas octopetala, Leontopodium alpinum, Saxifraga spp., Draba spp., Daphne oleoides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R4534

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Sesleria coerulans
Flowering Plants Sesleria klasterskyi
Flowering Plants Sesleria korabensis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Sesleria coerulans Flowering Plants
Sesleria klasterskyi Flowering Plants
Sesleria korabensis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E4.438 Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.438 Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.438 Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands same
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