Oro-Moesian Poa violacaea grasslands

English name: Oro-Moesian Poa violacaea grasslands

Description (English)

Acid grasslands of upper elevations of the Balkan Range, the Rhodopide system, the Moeso-Macedonian mountains and the Pelagonides, dominated by Bellardiochloa violacea (Poa violacea, Festuca poaeformis), with Nardus stricta, Linum capitatum, Antennaria dioica, Festuca nigrescens, Thymus spp.; most often distributed on siliceous terrain, these grasslands also occur on calcareous substrates in the Pirin mountains.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.393
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.3)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Antennaria dioica
Flowering Plants Bellardiochloa violacea
Flowering Plants Festuca nigrescens
Flowering Plants Festuca poaeformis
Flowering Plants Linum capitatum
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Poa violacea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Antennaria dioica Flowering Plants
Bellardiochloa violacea Flowering Plants
Festuca nigrescens Flowering Plants
Festuca poaeformis Flowering Plants
Linum capitatum Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Poa violacea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.393 Oro-Moesian Poa violacaea grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.393 Oro-Moesian Poa violacaea grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.393 Oro-Moesian Poa violacaea grasslands same
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