Mesophile evergreen sedge grasslands

English name: Mesophile evergreen sedge grasslands

Description (English)

Mesophile grasslands of the northern, central and southwestern Alps and of the Pyrenees, occupying gentle shaded slopes (ubac) and humid flats on deep, often slightly acid, soils over calcareous substrates, with Sesleria albicans, Carex sempervirens, Helictotrichon montanum, Arenaria ciliata, Draba aizoides, Globularia nana, Geranium cinereum, Ranunculus gouanii, Ranunculus thora, Primula elatior ssp. intricata, Oxytropis triflora, Trifolium thalii, Anthyllis vulneraria ssp. pyrenaica, Alchemilla plicatula (Alchemilla asterophylla), Adonis pyrenaica, Horminum pyrenaicum, Geum pyrenaicum, Bartsia spicata, Bartsia alpina, Scabiosa cinerea, Leuzea centauroides (Rhaponticum cynaroides), Fritillaria delphinensis, Fritillaria burnatii, Crocus vernus, Bulbocodium vernum, Carex tendae, Salix pyrenaica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.411
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Adonis pyrenaica
Flowering Plants Alchemilla asterophylla
Flowering Plants Alchemilla plicatula
Flowering Plants Arenaria ciliata
Flowering Plants Bartsia alpina
Flowering Plants Bartsia spicata
Flowering Plants Bulbocodium vernum
Flowering Plants Carex sempervirens
Flowering Plants Carex tendae
Flowering Plants Crocus vernus
Flowering Plants Draba aizoides
Flowering Plants Fritillaria burnatii
Flowering Plants Fritillaria delphinensis
Flowering Plants Geranium cinereum
Flowering Plants Geum pyrenaicum
Flowering Plants Globularia nana
Flowering Plants Helictotrichon montanum
Flowering Plants Horminum pyrenaicum
Flowering Plants Leuzea centauroides
Flowering Plants Oxytropis triflora
Flowering Plants Ranunculus gouanii
Flowering Plants Ranunculus thora
Flowering Plants Rhaponticum cynaroides
Flowering Plants Salix pyrenaica
Flowering Plants Scabiosa cinerea
Flowering Plants Sesleria albicans
Flowering Plants Trifolium thalii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Adonis pyrenaica Flowering Plants
Alchemilla asterophylla Flowering Plants
Alchemilla plicatula Flowering Plants
Arenaria ciliata Flowering Plants
Bartsia alpina Flowering Plants
Bartsia spicata Flowering Plants
Bulbocodium vernum Flowering Plants
Carex sempervirens Flowering Plants
Carex tendae Flowering Plants
Crocus vernus Flowering Plants
Draba aizoides Flowering Plants
Fritillaria burnatii Flowering Plants
Fritillaria delphinensis Flowering Plants
Geranium cinereum Flowering Plants
Geum pyrenaicum Flowering Plants
Globularia nana Flowering Plants
Helictotrichon montanum Flowering Plants
Horminum pyrenaicum Flowering Plants
Leuzea centauroides Flowering Plants
Oxytropis triflora Flowering Plants
Ranunculus gouanii Flowering Plants
Ranunculus thora Flowering Plants
Rhaponticum cynaroides Flowering Plants
Salix pyrenaica Flowering Plants
Scabiosa cinerea Flowering Plants
Sesleria albicans Flowering Plants
Trifolium thalii Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.411 Mesophile evergreen sedge grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.411 Mesophile evergreen sedge grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.411 Mesophile evergreen sedge grasslands same
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