Calcicline Central European sand grasslands

English name: Calcicline Central European sand grasslands

Description (English)

Closed, perennial communities of moderately calcareous stabilised sands of northern and western Central Europe and northern Eastern Europe, with Armeria elongata, Festuca trachyphylla, Dianthus carthusianorum, Silene otites, Phleum boehmeri, Koeleria gracilis, Centaurea rhenana, Chondrilla juncea, Asperula cynanchica, Eryngium campestre, Sedum sexangulare, Helichrysum arenarium.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.2821
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 Armeria elongata
Flowering Plants Asperula cynanchica
Flowering Plants Centaurea rhenana
Flowering Plants Chondrilla juncea
Flowering Plants Dianthus carthusianorum
Flowering Plants Eryngium campestre
Flowering Plants Festuca trachyphylla
Flowering Plants Helichrysum arenarium
Flowering Plants Koeleria gracilis
Flowering Plants Phleum boehmeri
Flowering Plants Sedum sexangulare
Flowering Plants Silene otites
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Armeria elongata Flowering Plants
Asperula cynanchica Flowering Plants
Centaurea rhenana Flowering Plants
Chondrilla juncea Flowering Plants
Dianthus carthusianorum Flowering Plants
Eryngium campestre Flowering Plants
Festuca trachyphylla Flowering Plants
Helichrysum arenarium Flowering Plants
Koeleria gracilis Flowering Plants
Phleum boehmeri Flowering Plants
Sedum sexangulare Flowering Plants
Silene otites Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.3421 Calcicline Central European sand grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2821 Calcicline Central European sand grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2821 Calcicline Central European sand grasslands same
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