Western Pontic Artemisia-Festuca steppes

Description (English)

Salt steppes of the western Pontic region dominated by Artemisia santonicum ssp. patens and Festuca pseudovina, accompanied by Limonium gmelinii, Camphorosma annua, Camphorosma monspeliaca, Bromus hordeaceus, Poa bulbosa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R62212

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Artemisia santonicum
Flowering Plants Bromus hordeaceus
Flowering Plants Camphorosma annua
Flowering Plants Camphorosma monspeliaca
Flowering Plants Festuca pseudovina
Flowering Plants Limonium gmelinii
Flowering Plants Poa bulbosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Artemisia santonicum Flowering Plants
Bromus hordeaceus Flowering Plants
Camphorosma annua Flowering Plants
Camphorosma monspeliaca Flowering Plants
Festuca pseudovina Flowering Plants
Limonium gmelinii Flowering Plants
Poa bulbosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E6.2212 Western Pontic Artemisia-Festuca steppes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.2212 Western Pontic Artemisia-Festuca steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.2212 Western Pontic Artemisia-Festuca steppes same
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