Dalmatian fescue grasslands

English name: Dalmatian fescue grasslands

Description (English)

Fairly dense, closed sub-Mediterranean xeric grasslands of the Ostryo-Carpinion orientalis adriaticum zone of the western Balkan peninsula, developed on relatively fine-textured soils, with Achillea nobilis, Medicago prostrata, Festuca valesiaca, Koeleria splendens, Bromus erectus, Cladonia endiviaefolia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.55126
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.55)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achillea nobilis
Flowering Plants Bromus erectus
Flowering Plants Festuca valesiaca
Flowering Plants Koeleria splendens
Flowering Plants Medicago prostrata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achillea nobilis Flowering Plants
Bromus erectus Flowering Plants
Festuca valesiaca Flowering Plants
Koeleria splendens Flowering Plants
Medicago prostrata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.75126 Dalmatian fescue grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.55126 Dalmatian fescue grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.55126 Dalmatian fescue grasslands same
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