Alpigenous Festuca halleri grasslands

English name: Alpigenous Festuca halleri grasslands

Description (English)

Formations of flats and gentle slopes of the lower alpine level of the Alps, dominated by Festuca halleri and Juncus trifidus, particularly widespread in the southwestern Alps.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.342
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 Festuca halleri
Flowering Plants Juncus trifidus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca halleri Flowering Plants
Juncus trifidus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.342 Alpigenous Festuca halleri grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.342 Alpigenous Festuca halleri grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.342 Alpigenous Festuca halleri grasslands same
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