Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands

English name: Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands

Description (English)

Mesophile and xerophile Nardus stricta-dominated or -rich grasslands of the British Isles and the Faeroe Islands, with Agrostis capillaris, Galium saxatile, Potentilla erecta.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.711
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.71)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Agrostis capillaris
Flowering Plants Galium saxatile
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Potentilla erecta
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis capillaris Flowering Plants
Galium saxatile Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Potentilla erecta Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 35.111 Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.711 Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.711 Insular Nardus-Galium grasslands same
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