Cantabrio-Cordilleran oro-Mediterranean mat-grass swards

English name: Cantabrio-Cordilleran oro-Mediterranean mat-grass swards

Description (English)

Hygrophile and chionophile, closed grasslands of the oro- and cryoro- Mediterranean levels of the Cordillera Central and of the high Orensano-Sanabrian mountains, and of the subalpine level of the Cantabrian mountains, with Nardus stricta, Festuca iberica, Juncus squarrosus, Luzula campestris ssp. carpetana, Campanula herminii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.3621
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 Campanula herminii
Flowering Plants Festuca iberica
Flowering Plants Juncus squarrosus
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Campanula herminii Flowering Plants
Festuca iberica Flowering Plants
Juncus squarrosus Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.3621 Cantabrio-Cordilleran oro-Mediterranean 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 E4.3621 Cantabrio-Cordilleran oro-Mediterranean mat-grass swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.3621 Cantabrio-Cordilleran oro-Mediterranean mat-grass swards same
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