Grassy psammo-saline puszta

English name: Grassy psammo-saline puszta

Description (English)

Salt-steppe communities developed on sandy soils of the Pannonic plain, usually occupying much smaller surfaces than those of E6.211, with Festuca pseudovina, Achillea collina and Achillea asplenifolia. They are locally a refuge for tall grass loess-steppe and sand-steppe species such as Astragalus varius, Astragalus austriacus, Astragalus aster, Orchis ustulata, Iris pumila.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E6.2112
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E6.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achillea asplenifolia
Flowering Plants Achillea collina
Flowering Plants Astragalus austriacus
Flowering Plants Astragalus varius
Flowering Plants Festuca pseudovina
Flowering Plants Iris pumila
Flowering Plants Orchis ustulata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achillea asplenifolia Flowering Plants
Achillea collina Flowering Plants
Astragalus austriacus Flowering Plants
Astragalus varius Flowering Plants
Festuca pseudovina Flowering Plants
Iris pumila Flowering Plants
Orchis ustulata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.A112 Grassy psammo-saline puszta source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.2112 Grassy psammo-saline puszta same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.2112 Grassy psammo-saline puszta same
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