Balkano-Illyrian shaded calcicolous chasmophyte communities

Description (English)

Communities of shady, cool, often moist rockfaces of the Dinarides and neighbouring regions, Balkano-Illyrian vicariant of the Cystopteridion communities of unit H2.6C, widespread at the montane beech level, with many ferns, including Cystopteris montana, Asplenium ruta-muraria, Asplenium trichomanes, and with Corydalis ochroleuca, Moehringia muscosa, Cardaminopsis croatica, Saxifraga rotundifolia, Campanula justiniana.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U3714

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Asplenium trichomanes
Ferns Cystopteris montana
Flowering Plants Campanula justiniana
Flowering Plants Cardaminopsis croatica
Flowering Plants Corydalis ochroleuca
Flowering Plants Moehringia muscosa
Flowering Plants Saxifraga rotundifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asplenium trichomanes Ferns
Cystopteris montana Ferns
Campanula justiniana Flowering Plants
Cardaminopsis croatica Flowering Plants
Corydalis ochroleuca Flowering Plants
Moehringia muscosa Flowering Plants
Saxifraga rotundifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H3.2A4 Balkano-Illyrian shaded calcicolous chasmophyte communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2A4 Balkano-Illyrian shaded calcicolous chasmophyte communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.2A4 Balkano-Illyrian shaded calcicolous chasmophyte communities same
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