Trampled mesophilous grasslands with annuals

Description (English)

Low annuals on mesic trampled localities, for example the communities of the alliance Saginion procumbentis with Juncus bufonius, Poa annua agg., Poa supina, Sagina apetala, Sagina procumbens, Spergularia rubra and Veronica serpyllifolia; in the submontane and montane belts, the vegetation may consist of Poion supinae.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code V35

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Indicator species

Diagnostic species
Constant species
Dominant species
Flowering Plants Matricaria discoidea
Flowering Plants Polygonum aviculare
Flowering Plants Plantago major
Mosses & Liverworts Bryum argenteum
Flowering Plants Sagina procumbens
Flowering Plants Lolium perenne
Flowering Plants Capsella bursa-pastoris

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
Matricaria discoidea Flowering Plants
Polygonum aviculare Flowering Plants
Plantago major Flowering Plants
Bryum argenteum Mosses & Liverworts
Sagina procumbens Flowering Plants
Lolium perenne Flowering Plants
Capsella bursa-pastoris Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Polygonum aviculare
Flowering Plants Plantago major
Flowering Plants Matricaria discoidea
Flowering Plants Lolium perenne
Flowering Plants Capsella bursa-pastoris
Flowering Plants Trifolium repens
Mosses & Liverworts Bryum argenteum
Flowering Plants Sagina procumbens
Flowering Plants Plantago lanceolata

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
Polygonum aviculare Flowering Plants
Plantago major Flowering Plants
Matricaria discoidea Flowering Plants
Lolium perenne Flowering Plants
Capsella bursa-pastoris Flowering Plants
Trifolium repens Flowering Plants
Bryum argenteum Mosses & Liverworts
Sagina procumbens Flowering Plants
Plantago lanceolata Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants Polygonum aviculare
Flowering Plants Plantago major
Flowering Plants Matricaria discoidea

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
Polygonum aviculare Flowering Plants
Plantago major Flowering Plants
Matricaria discoidea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E2.8 Trampled mesophilous grasslands with annuals same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

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