Mucronated sedge grasslands

English name: Mucronated sedge grasslands

Description (English)

Submontane and montane sub-Mediterranean xeric grasslands of the Adriatic façade of the Balkan peninsula, replacing the grasslands of unit E1.5522 in the Obruc range and Gorsky Kotar on extremely wind-exposed domes with shallow dolomitic rendzinas, at an altitude of 800-1100 m, with Carex mucronata, Genista holopetala, Euphorbia saxatilis, Gentiana clusii, Minuartia laricifolia, Sesleria juncifolia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.5523
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 Carex mucronata
Flowering Plants Euphorbia saxatilis
Flowering Plants Genista holopetala
Flowering Plants Gentiana clusii
Flowering Plants Minuartia laricifolia
Flowering Plants Sesleria juncifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex mucronata Flowering Plants
Euphorbia saxatilis Flowering Plants
Genista holopetala Flowering Plants
Gentiana clusii Flowering Plants
Minuartia laricifolia Flowering Plants
Sesleria juncifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.7523 Mucronated sedge grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.5523 Mucronated sedge grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.5523 Mucronated sedge grasslands same
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