Moesian Balkan thistle tall herb communities

Description (English)

Cirsium appendiculatum tall herb formations of the Balkan Range, the Rhodope Mountains, the Moeso-Macedonian mountains, the Pelagonides, irradiating southwards, in the montane, sylvatic, level of the northern Pindus and the Pieria. The communities of the Balkan Range and the Rhodopides harbour several species endemic or rare in the region, including Alchemilla plicatula, Trollius europaeus, Pinguicula vulgaris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R56721

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E5.5721 Moesian Balkan thistle 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 E5.5721 Moesian Balkan thistle tall herb communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E5.5721 Moesian Balkan thistle tall herb communities same
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