Peri-Pannonic dwarf almond scrub

Description (English)

Low deciduous, more or less closed, scrub of the Hungarian Central Range, central Transylvania, the Apuseni mountains, the Eastern Carpathians, the southeastern Weinviertel and northern Bergenland of northern Austria, the southern and southeastern periphery of the Pannonic basin, east to the Chepan, Golo Bardo, Zemenska and Konyiavska hills of western Bulgaria and to the Balkan Range of eastern Serbia and Bulgaria, with Prunus fruticosa, Prunus tenella (Amygdalus nana), Prunus spinosa, Rhamnus catharticus, Rosa gallica, Rosa pimpinellifolia, Peucedanum alsaticum, Asparagus officinalis, Festuca rupicola, Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum (Agropyron pectinatum, Elymus hispidus (Agropyron intermedium), Poa angustifolia, Artemisia campestris, Euphorbia cyparissias, Salvia nemorosa, Stachys recta, Teucrium chamaedrys, Vinca herbacea. These forest steppe shrub communities have become greatly reduced throughout their range as a result of changes in land use, in particular, following the expansion of agriculture in the lowlands and low hill regions of the Danube basin.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S357122

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Euphorbia cyparissias
Flowering Plants Salvia nemorosa
Flowering Plants Stachys recta
Flowering Plants Teucrium chamaedrys
Flowering Plants Vinca herbacea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Euphorbia cyparissias Flowering Plants
Salvia nemorosa Flowering Plants
Stachys recta Flowering Plants
Teucrium chamaedrys Flowering Plants
Vinca herbacea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F3.24122 Peri-Pannonic dwarf almond scrub same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.24122 Peri-Pannonic dwarf almond scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.24122 Peri-Pannonic dwarf almond scrub same
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