Pannonic dwarf sedge pale fescue grasslands

English name: Pannonic dwarf sedge pale fescue grasslands

Description (English)

Open, xero-thermophile subcontinental rock-ledge grasslands of the Hainburger Bergen, the Weinviertel, the southern Moravian hills and southern Slovakia, dominated by fairy-ring or half-moon shaped colonies of Carex humilis, accompanied by Festuca carnuntina, Festuca pallens, Stipa eriocaulis, Stipa capillata, the subshrubs Thymus praecox, Helianthemum canum, Teucrium montanum, Fumana procumbens, the herbs Seseli hippomarathrum, Seseli osseum, Echinops ritro, Jurinea mollis, Scabiosa canescens, many spring annuals of sub-Mediterranean affinities and drought-resistant mosses and lichens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.292221
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 Carex humilis
Flowering Plants Echinops ritro
Flowering Plants Festuca carnuntina
Flowering Plants Festuca pallens
Flowering Plants Fumana procumbens
Flowering Plants Helianthemum canum
Flowering Plants Jurinea mollis
Flowering Plants Scabiosa canescens
Flowering Plants Seseli hippomarathrum
Flowering Plants Seseli osseum
Flowering Plants Stipa capillata
Flowering Plants Stipa eriocaulis
Flowering Plants Teucrium montanum
Flowering Plants Thymus praecox
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex humilis Flowering Plants
Echinops ritro Flowering Plants
Festuca carnuntina Flowering Plants
Festuca pallens Flowering Plants
Fumana procumbens Flowering Plants
Helianthemum canum Flowering Plants
Jurinea mollis Flowering Plants
Scabiosa canescens Flowering Plants
Seseli hippomarathrum Flowering Plants
Seseli osseum Flowering Plants
Stipa capillata Flowering Plants
Stipa eriocaulis Flowering Plants
Teucrium montanum Flowering Plants
Thymus praecox Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.352221 Pannonic dwarf sedge 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 E1.292221 Pannonic dwarf sedge pale fescue grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.292221 Pannonic dwarf sedge pale fescue grasslands same
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