Crimean base-rich screes

Description (English)

Base rich screes formed from a variety of rock types including limestone, flysch and schists of the Crimean Peninsula.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U2A
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Indicator species

Diagnostic species
Constant species
Dominant species
Flowering Plants Silene subconica
Flowering Plants Sideritis montana
Flowering Plants Artemisia arenaria
Flowering Plants Crambe maritima
Flowering Plants Pimpinella tragium
Flowering Plants Linaria genistifolia
Flowering Plants Teucrium polium
Flowering Plants Poa bulbosa

Diagnostic species occur concentrated in the habitat in question, but are absent or rare in other habitats. They are good positive indicators of the habitat, but they do not need to occur in every location of the habitat.

Species scientific name English common name Species group
Silene subconica Flowering Plants
Sideritis montana Flowering Plants
Artemisia arenaria Flowering Plants
Crambe maritima Flowering Plants
Pimpinella tragium Flowering Plants
Linaria genistifolia Flowering Plants
Teucrium polium Flowering Plants
Poa bulbosa Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Teucrium polium
Flowering Plants Silene subconica
Flowering Plants Sideritis montana
Flowering Plants Poa bulbosa
Flowering Plants Pimpinella tragium
Flowering Plants Linaria genistifolia
Flowering Plants Elytrigia repens
Flowering Plants Crambe maritima
Flowering Plants Artemisia arenaria

Constant species occur frequently in the habitat, but they may include generalist species that are also frequent in other habitats.

Species scientific name English common name Species group
Teucrium polium Flowering Plants
Silene subconica Flowering Plants
Sideritis montana Flowering Plants
Poa bulbosa Flowering Plants
Pimpinella tragium Flowering Plants
Linaria genistifolia Flowering Plants
Elytrigia repens Flowering Plants
Crambe maritima Flowering Plants
Artemisia arenaria Flowering Plants

Dominant species are those that often reach high cover in the habitat, thus determining the habitat physiognomy.

Species scientific name English common name Species group

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H2.6 Calcareous screes of warm exposures same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.4 Eastern Mediterranean screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.3 Part of Western Mediterranean and thermophilous screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.5 Illyrian screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.5 Illyrian calcareous screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.3 Part of Western Mediterranean and thermophilous screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.5   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.3   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.3   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.5   narrower
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