Illyrian Mesobromion grasslands

English name: Illyrian Mesobromion grasslands

Description (English)

Closed mesophile grasslands of medio-European affinities developed on relatively deep, mostly calcareous soils of the Slovenian Alps, Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia, within the Illyrian beech forest level, extending south to Albania along the maritime façade of the western Balkan peninsula, dominated by perennial, tuft-forming grasses, in particular, Bromus erectus, Sesleria juncifolia or Molinia arundinacea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.269
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 Bromus erectus
Flowering Plants Molinia arundinacea
Flowering Plants Sesleria juncifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Bromus erectus Flowering Plants
Molinia arundinacea Flowering Plants
Sesleria juncifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.329 Illyrian Mesobromion grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.269 Illyrian Mesobromion grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.269 Illyrian Mesobromion grasslands same
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