Oro-Moesian Festuca airoides grasslands

English name: Oro-Moesian Festuca airoides grasslands

Description (English)

Grasslands of acid substrates of high mountains of the central Balkan peninsula, including the Balkan Range, the Rhodope Mountains, the Moeso-Macedonian mountains and the Pelagonides, dominated by Festuca airoides (Festuca supina), with Nardus stricta, Sesleria comosa, Poa media (Poa ursina), Juncus trifidus, Luzula spicata, Potentilla ternata, Potentilla aurea ssp. chrysocraspeda, Cerastium banaticum, Dianthus microlepis, Campanula alpina, Jasione laevis ssp. orbiculata, Hieracium alpicola.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.3943
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 Campanula alpina
Flowering Plants Cerastium banaticum
Flowering Plants Dianthus microlepis
Flowering Plants Festuca airoides
Flowering Plants Festuca supina
Flowering Plants Hieracium alpicola
Flowering Plants Juncus trifidus
Flowering Plants Luzula spicata
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Poa media
Flowering Plants Poa ursina
Flowering Plants Potentilla ternata
Flowering Plants Sesleria comosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Campanula alpina Flowering Plants
Cerastium banaticum Flowering Plants
Dianthus microlepis Flowering Plants
Festuca airoides Flowering Plants
Festuca supina Flowering Plants
Hieracium alpicola Flowering Plants
Juncus trifidus Flowering Plants
Luzula spicata Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Poa media Flowering Plants
Poa ursina Flowering Plants
Potentilla ternata Flowering Plants
Sesleria comosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.3943 Oro-Moesian 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 E4.3943 Oro-Moesian Festuca airoides grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.3943 Oro-Moesian Festuca airoides grasslands same
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