Rhodopide Festuca riloensis grasslands

English name: Rhodopide Festuca riloensis grasslands

Description (English)

Open acidophilous grasslands of the Rila, occupying the highest altitudes, from 2550 metres to 2925 metres, dominated by Festuca riloensis and Carex curvula, with Minuartia recurva, Gentiana frigida, Carex ericetorum, Silene acaulis, Luzula spicata, Dianthus microlepis, Sesleria comosa, Sesleria orbelica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.39421
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 Carex curvula
Flowering Plants Carex ericetorum
Flowering Plants Dianthus microlepis
Flowering Plants Festuca riloensis
Flowering Plants Gentiana frigida
Flowering Plants Luzula spicata
Flowering Plants Minuartia recurva
Flowering Plants Sesleria comosa
Flowering Plants Sesleria orbelica
Flowering Plants Silene acaulis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex curvula Flowering Plants
Carex ericetorum Flowering Plants
Dianthus microlepis Flowering Plants
Festuca riloensis Flowering Plants
Gentiana frigida Flowering Plants
Luzula spicata Flowering Plants
Minuartia recurva Flowering Plants
Sesleria comosa Flowering Plants
Sesleria orbelica Flowering Plants
Silene acaulis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.39421 Rhodopide Festuca riloensis grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.39421 Rhodopide Festuca riloensis grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.39421 Rhodopide Festuca riloensis grasslands same
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