Western Pontic Peucedanum-Festuca salt steppes

English name: Western Pontic Peucedanum-Festuca salt steppes

Description (English)

Communities of weakly saline soils of salt steppes of the western Black Sea and lower Danube plains dominated by Festuca pseudovina and Peucedanum latifolium, accompanied by Aster sedifolius, Aster linosyris, Achillea collina, Bupleurum tenuissimum, Potentilla argentea, Alopecurus pratensis, Poa pratensis, Carex praecox.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E6.2214
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 collina
Flowering Plants Alopecurus pratensis
Flowering Plants Aster linosyris
Flowering Plants Aster sedifolius
Flowering Plants Bupleurum tenuissimum
Flowering Plants Carex praecox
Flowering Plants Festuca pseudovina
Flowering Plants Peucedanum latifolium
Flowering Plants Poa pratensis
Flowering Plants Potentilla argentea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achillea collina Flowering Plants
Alopecurus pratensis Flowering Plants
Aster linosyris Flowering Plants
Aster sedifolius Flowering Plants
Bupleurum tenuissimum Flowering Plants
Carex praecox Flowering Plants
Festuca pseudovina Flowering Plants
Peucedanum latifolium Flowering Plants
Poa pratensis Flowering Plants
Potentilla argentea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.A2114 Western Pontic Peucedanum-Festuca salt steppes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E6.2214 Western Pontic Peucedanum-Festuca salt steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E6.2214 Western Pontic Peucedanum-Festuca salt steppes same
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