Peri-Hercynian calcicline pale fescue grasslands

English name: Peri-Hercynian calcicline pale fescue grasslands

Description (English)

Rock-ledge grasslands of the French, Swiss, Swabian, Franconian and Little Polish Jura, of the central Hercynian ranges, of the middle German Saale-Mulde basin, of the Bohemian basin, of the Pieniny, of the Bavarian Plateau, developed on mussel limestones, dolomites, porphyrios, basalts, schists and sometimes serpentines, with Dianthus gratianopolitanus, Festuca pallens, Stipa bavarica, Stipa eriocaulis, Stipa joannis, Poa badensis, Melica ciliata, Carex humilis, Dracocephalum austriacum, Campanula sibirica, Minuartia setacea, Fumana procumbens, Helianthemum canum, Pulsatilla grandis, Scorzonera austriaca, Teucrium montanum, Seseli hippomarathrum and local Hieracium species, including Hieracium bifidum, Hieracium schmidtii, Hieracium wiesbaurianum, Hieracium onosmoides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.2921
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 Campanula sibirica
Flowering Plants Carex humilis
Flowering Plants Dianthus gratianopolitanus
Flowering Plants Dracocephalum austriacum
Flowering Plants Festuca pallens
Flowering Plants Fumana procumbens
Flowering Plants Helianthemum canum
Flowering Plants Hieracium bifidum
Flowering Plants Hieracium onosmoides
Flowering Plants Hieracium schmidtii
Flowering Plants Hieracium wiesbaurianum
Flowering Plants Melica ciliata
Flowering Plants Minuartia setacea
Flowering Plants Poa badensis
Flowering Plants Pulsatilla grandis
Flowering Plants Scorzonera austriaca
Flowering Plants Seseli hippomarathrum
Flowering Plants Stipa bavarica
Flowering Plants Stipa eriocaulis
Flowering Plants Stipa joannis
Flowering Plants Teucrium montanum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Campanula sibirica Flowering Plants
Carex humilis Flowering Plants
Dianthus gratianopolitanus Flowering Plants
Dracocephalum austriacum Flowering Plants
Festuca pallens Flowering Plants
Fumana procumbens Flowering Plants
Helianthemum canum Flowering Plants
Hieracium bifidum Flowering Plants
Hieracium onosmoides Flowering Plants
Hieracium schmidtii Flowering Plants
Hieracium wiesbaurianum Flowering Plants
Melica ciliata Flowering Plants
Minuartia setacea Flowering Plants
Poa badensis Flowering Plants
Pulsatilla grandis Flowering Plants
Scorzonera austriaca Flowering Plants
Seseli hippomarathrum Flowering Plants
Stipa bavarica Flowering Plants
Stipa eriocaulis Flowering Plants
Stipa joannis Flowering Plants
Teucrium montanum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.3521 Peri-Hercynian calcicline pale fescue grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2921 Peri-Hercynian calcicline pale fescue grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2921 Peri-Hercynian calcicline pale fescue grasslands same
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