Hellenic tall herb communities

Description (English)

Riparian and spring-edge vegetation of the montane and subalpine level of the Pindus and the Thessalian mountains south to Giona and Parnassus, with Cirsium appendiculatum, Cirsium tymphaeum, Heracleum sphondylium ssp. pyrenaicum (Heracleum pollinianum), Stachys alopecuros (Betonica jacquinii), Scrophularia umbrosa (Scrophularia samaritanii), Scrophularia scopolii, Achillea grandifolia, Campanula trachelium ssp. athoa, Chaerophyllum aureum, Epilobium obscurum, Solidago virgaurea, Veratrum album, Geranium asphodeloides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R5671

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cirsium tymphaeum
Flowering Plants Heracleum sphondylium
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cirsium tymphaeum Flowering Plants
Heracleum sphondylium Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E5.571 Hellenic tall herb communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E5.571 Hellenic tall herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E5.571 Hellenic tall herb communities same
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