Illyrian montane serpentine screes

English name: Illyrian montane serpentine screes

Description (English)

Serpentine screes of the montane level of the Dinarides of Balkan Peninsula (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia) with abundant Achnatherum calamagrostis, harbouring the endemics Halacsya sendtneri, Scrophularia tristis, Alyssum markgrafii, Linaria rubioides, Stachys chrysophaea. The shrub Cotinus coggygria often grows in such sites.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.6D
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H2.6)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achnatherum calamagrostis
Flowering Plants Alyssum markgrafii
Flowering Plants Cotinus coggygria
Flowering Plants Halacsya sendtneri
Flowering Plants Linaria rubioides
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achnatherum calamagrostis Flowering Plants
Alyssum markgrafii Flowering Plants
Cotinus coggygria Flowering Plants
Halacsya sendtneri Flowering Plants
Linaria rubioides Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.53 Illyrian montane serpentine screes source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.6D Illyrian montane serpentine screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.6D Illyrian montane serpentine screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H2.6D Illyrian montane serpentine screes same
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