Southeast European thermo-siliceous screes

Description (English)

Warm dry screes of the Balkan Peninsula, with vegetation dominated by Achnatherum calamagrostis and Melica ciliata.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U243

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achnatherum calamagrostis
Flowering Plants Melica ciliata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achnatherum calamagrostis Flowering Plants
Melica ciliata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H2.58 Southeast European thermo-siliceous screes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


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