Pannonic loess pastures

English name: Pannonic loess pastures

Description (English)

Secondary grasslands of wide present distribution in the Pannonic basin, developed mainly on sites previously occupied by primary steppes and forests of wooded steppe zone, with a grazing-induced simplified stratification and resulting predominance of low grasses and forbs, in particular, Cynodon dactylon, Carex supina, Achillea collina, Bromus mollis, Falcaria vulgaris, Bothriochloa ischaemum, Pimpinella saxifraga, Agrimonia eupatoria, and presence of weeds such as Echium vulgare, Convolvulus arvensis, Plantago lanceolata, Veronica arvensis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.2C4
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 Achillea collina
Flowering Plants Agrimonia eupatoria
Flowering Plants Bothriochloa ischaemum
Flowering Plants Bromus mollis
Flowering Plants Carex supina
Flowering Plants Convolvulus arvensis
Flowering Plants Cynodon dactylon
Flowering Plants Echium vulgare
Flowering Plants Falcaria vulgaris
Flowering Plants Pimpinella saxifraga
Flowering Plants Plantago lanceolata
Flowering Plants Veronica arvensis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achillea collina Flowering Plants
Agrimonia eupatoria Flowering Plants
Bothriochloa ischaemum Flowering Plants
Bromus mollis Flowering Plants
Carex supina Flowering Plants
Convolvulus arvensis Flowering Plants
Cynodon dactylon Flowering Plants
Echium vulgare Flowering Plants
Falcaria vulgaris Flowering Plants
Pimpinella saxifraga Flowering Plants
Plantago lanceolata Flowering Plants
Veronica arvensis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.914 Pannonic loess pastures source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2C4 Pannonic loess pastures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2C4 Pannonic loess pastures same
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