Insubrian Mesobromion grasslands

English name: Insubrian Mesobromion grasslands

Description (English)

Species-rich hill and montane grasslands of Lago di Garda, Lago di Como and neighbouring areas with Chrysopogon gryllus, Bromus erectus, Festuca rubra s.l., Agrostis capillaris, Brachypodium pinnatum, Carex humilis and many orchids including the endemic Ophrys benacensis and Serapias vomeracea ssp. vomeracea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.267
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 Agrostis capillaris
Flowering Plants Brachypodium pinnatum
Flowering Plants Bromus erectus
Flowering Plants Carex humilis
Flowering Plants Chrysopogon gryllus
Flowering Plants Festuca rubra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis capillaris Flowering Plants
Brachypodium pinnatum Flowering Plants
Bromus erectus Flowering Plants
Carex humilis Flowering Plants
Chrysopogon gryllus Flowering Plants
Festuca rubra Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.327 Insubrian Mesobromion grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.267 Insubrian Mesobromion grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.267 Insubrian Mesobromion grasslands same
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