Western Pontic steppes

English name: Western Pontic steppes

Description (English)

Steppes of the plain of the western Black Sea, west of the Dniester, of the basin of the lower Danube and of the northern Thracian basin of the middle Maritsa and the Tundzha, with Pimpinella tragium, Thymus zygioides, Stipa lessingiana, Stipa capillata, Agropyron pectiniforme.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.2D1
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 Agropyron pectiniforme
Flowering Plants Pimpinella tragium
Flowering Plants Stipa capillata
Flowering Plants Stipa lessingiana
Flowering Plants Thymus zygioides
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agropyron pectiniforme Flowering Plants
Pimpinella tragium Flowering Plants
Stipa capillata Flowering Plants
Stipa lessingiana Flowering Plants
Thymus zygioides Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.921 Western Pontic steppes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2D1 Western Pontic steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2D1 Western Pontic steppes same
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