Sudeten summital mat-grass swards

English name: Sudeten summital mat-grass swards

Description (English)

Nardus stricta grasslands of the high altitudes of the Sudeten mountains (Krkonose, Hruby Jesenik), with Carex bigelowii ssp. rigida (Carex rigida, Carex fyllae), Hieracium alpinum, Primula minima, Potentilla aurea, Deschampsia flexuosa, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Lycopodium alpinum, and, in some formations, Sphagnum nemoreum, Sphagnum girgensohnii, Polytrichum strictum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.3165
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.3)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Anthoxanthum odoratum
Flowering Plants Carex fyllae
Flowering Plants Carex rigida
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Flowering Plants Hieracium alpinum
Ferns Lycopodium alpinum
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Mosses & Liverworts Polytrichum strictum
Flowering Plants Potentilla aurea
Flowering Plants Primula minima
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum girgensohnii
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum nemoreum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anthoxanthum odoratum Flowering Plants
Carex fyllae Flowering Plants
Carex rigida Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Hieracium alpinum Flowering Plants
Lycopodium alpinum Ferns
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Polytrichum strictum Mosses & Liverworts
Potentilla aurea Flowering Plants
Primula minima Flowering Plants
Sphagnum girgensohnii Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum nemoreum Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.3165 Sudeten summital mat-grass swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.3165 Sudeten summital mat-grass swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.3165 Sudeten summital mat-grass swards same
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