Moesio-Carpathian feathergrass-fescue steppes

English name: Moesio-Carpathian feathergrass-fescue steppes

Description (English)

Xerophile grasslands of Ponto-Pannonic affinities of the foothills, lower slopes and associated plateaux of the eastern Carpathian system, of the Balkan Range and of the inner Dinarides, in areas enclaved between the Pannonic and Ponto-Sarmatic regions or within their influence, dominated by Festuca spp., in particular Festuca valesiaca, Festuca rupicola or Stipa spp., in particular Stipa capillata, Stipa pulcherrima, and with Achillea nobilis, Achillea setacea, Astragalus exscapus, Euphrasia tatarica, Carex supina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.2221
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achillea nobilis
Flowering Plants Achillea setacea
Flowering Plants Astragalus exscapus
Flowering Plants Carex supina
Flowering Plants Euphrasia tatarica
Flowering Plants Festuca rupicola
Flowering Plants Festuca valesiaca
Flowering Plants Stipa capillata
Flowering Plants Stipa pulcherrima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achillea nobilis Flowering Plants
Achillea setacea Flowering Plants
Astragalus exscapus Flowering Plants
Carex supina Flowering Plants
Euphrasia tatarica Flowering Plants
Festuca rupicola Flowering Plants
Festuca valesiaca Flowering Plants
Stipa capillata Flowering Plants
Stipa pulcherrima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.31611 Moesio-Carpathian feathergrass-fescue steppes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2221 Moesio-Carpathian feathergrass-fescue steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2221 Moesio-Carpathian feathergrass-fescue steppes same
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