Ponto-Sarmatic steppe brush

English name: Ponto-Sarmatic steppe brush

Description (English)

Low scrub of the steppe and southern wooded steppe zones of the Ponto-Sarmatic region, characteristic in particular of microdepressions, dominated by Caragana frutex, Spiraea crenifolia, Prunus tenella (Amygdalus nana), Prunus spinosa, Prunus fruticosa or Crataegus monogyna.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F3.2471
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F3.247)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Amygdalus nana
Flowering Plants Caragana frutex
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Prunus fruticosa
Flowering Plants Prunus spinosa
Flowering Plants Prunus tenella
Flowering Plants Spiraea crenifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Amygdalus nana Flowering Plants
Caragana frutex Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Prunus fruticosa Flowering Plants
Prunus spinosa Flowering Plants
Prunus tenella Flowering Plants
Spiraea crenifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.8B71 Ponto-Sarmatic steppe brush source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.2471 Ponto-Sarmatic steppe brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.2471 Ponto-Sarmatic steppe brush same
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