Pannonic open sand steppes

English name: Pannonic open sand steppes

Description (English)

More or less open grasslands constituting the second stage of succession in the colonisation of Pannonic sands, in particular of Pannonic dunes (unit E1.99), best characterized in Hungary and the Vojvodina, with representatives in southern Slovakia, northeastern Austria and western Romania, dominated by the perennial grasses Festuca vaginata, Stipa capillata, Stipa borysthenica, Cleistogenes serotina, Koeleria glauca, Koeleria cristata, Carex liparocarpos, accompanied by Euphorbia seguierana, Alkanna tinctoria, Alyssum montanum ssp. gmelinii, Dianthus serotinus, Dianthus diutinus, Gypsophila paniculata, Scabiosa ochroleuca, Astragalus austriacus, Astragalus onobrychis, Erysimum diffusum, Fumana procumbens, Minuartia glomerata, Minuartia verna.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.2F2
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 Alkanna tinctoria
Flowering Plants Astragalus austriacus
Flowering Plants Astragalus onobrychis
Flowering Plants Carex liparocarpos
Flowering Plants Cleistogenes serotina
Flowering Plants Dianthus diutinus
Flowering Plants Dianthus serotinus
Flowering Plants Erysimum diffusum
Flowering Plants Euphorbia seguierana
Flowering Plants Festuca vaginata
Flowering Plants Fumana procumbens
Flowering Plants Gypsophila paniculata
Flowering Plants Koeleria cristata
Flowering Plants Koeleria glauca
Flowering Plants Minuartia glomerata
Flowering Plants Minuartia verna
Flowering Plants Scabiosa ochroleuca
Flowering Plants Stipa borysthenica
Flowering Plants Stipa capillata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Alkanna tinctoria Flowering Plants
Astragalus austriacus Flowering Plants
Astragalus onobrychis Flowering Plants
Carex liparocarpos Flowering Plants
Cleistogenes serotina Flowering Plants
Dianthus diutinus Flowering Plants
Dianthus serotinus Flowering Plants
Erysimum diffusum Flowering Plants
Euphorbia seguierana Flowering Plants
Festuca vaginata Flowering Plants
Fumana procumbens Flowering Plants
Gypsophila paniculata Flowering Plants
Koeleria cristata Flowering Plants
Koeleria glauca Flowering Plants
Minuartia glomerata Flowering Plants
Minuartia verna Flowering Plants
Scabiosa ochroleuca Flowering Plants
Stipa borysthenica Flowering Plants
Stipa capillata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.A12 Pannonic open sand steppes source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.2F2 Pannonic open sand steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.2F2 Pannonic open sand steppes same
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