Pyrenean Festuca airoides grasslands

English name: Pyrenean Festuca airoides grasslands

Description (English)

Low, fairly dry swards of the alpine zone of the eastern Pyrenees dominated by Festuca airoides (Festuca supina), with Carex ericetorum, Avenula versicolor, Silene ciliata, Lychnis alpina, Arenaria grandiflora, Jasione humilis, Hieracium breviscapum (Hieracium pumilum).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.3431
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 Arenaria grandiflora
Flowering Plants Avenula versicolor
Flowering Plants Carex ericetorum
Flowering Plants Festuca airoides
Flowering Plants Festuca supina
Flowering Plants Hieracium breviscapum
Flowering Plants Hieracium pumilum
Flowering Plants Jasione humilis
Flowering Plants Lychnis alpina
Flowering Plants Silene ciliata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arenaria grandiflora Flowering Plants
Avenula versicolor Flowering Plants
Carex ericetorum Flowering Plants
Festuca airoides Flowering Plants
Festuca supina Flowering Plants
Hieracium breviscapum Flowering Plants
Hieracium pumilum Flowering Plants
Jasione humilis Flowering Plants
Lychnis alpina Flowering Plants
Silene ciliata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.3431 Pyrenean Festuca airoides grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.3431 Pyrenean Festuca airoides grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.3431 Pyrenean Festuca airoides grasslands same
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