Hercynian siliceous pale fescue grasslands

English name: Hercynian siliceous pale fescue grasslands

Description (English)

Species-rich subcontinental open rock-ledge grasslands of siliceous substrates of the Bohemian Quadrangle and neighbouring regions, developed on shallow acid, weakly or sometimes neutral soils in stations, particularly south-facing slopes, submitted to extreme temperaturature variations, drought and wind action, with Festuca pallens, Galium valdepilosum, Seseli osseum, Hieracium schmidtii, Hieracium mougeotii, Onosma helvetica ssp. austriacum, Aurinia saxatilis, Helianthemum nummularium, Sedum rupestre, Jovibarba sobolifera, Dianthus gratianopolitanus, Dianthus moravicus, Allium senescens ssp. montanum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.2931
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 Aurinia saxatilis
Flowering Plants Dianthus gratianopolitanus
Flowering Plants Dianthus moravicus
Flowering Plants Festuca pallens
Flowering Plants Galium valdepilosum
Flowering Plants Helianthemum nummularium
Flowering Plants Hieracium mougeotii
Flowering Plants Hieracium schmidtii
Flowering Plants Jovibarba sobolifera
Flowering Plants Sedum rupestre
Flowering Plants Seseli osseum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Aurinia saxatilis Flowering Plants
Dianthus gratianopolitanus Flowering Plants
Dianthus moravicus Flowering Plants
Festuca pallens Flowering Plants
Galium valdepilosum Flowering Plants
Helianthemum nummularium Flowering Plants
Hieracium mougeotii Flowering Plants
Hieracium schmidtii Flowering Plants
Jovibarba sobolifera Flowering Plants
Sedum rupestre Flowering Plants
Seseli osseum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.3531 Hercynian siliceous 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 E1.2931 Hercynian siliceous pale fescue grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2931 Hercynian siliceous pale fescue grasslands same
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