Pyrenean evergreen sedge grasslands

English name: Pyrenean evergreen sedge grasslands

Description (English)

Meso-hygrophile grasslands of the Pyrenees, occupying gentle north facing slopes (ubac) and humid flats on deep, often slightly acid, soils over calcareous substrates, with Sesleria albicans, Carex sempervirens, Helictotrichon montanum, Geranium cinereum, Globularia repens, Ranunculus gouanii, Ranunculus thora, Primula elatior ssp. intricata, Oxytropis campestris, Oxytropis pyrenaica, 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), Salix pyrenaica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.4112
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 Bartsia alpina
Flowering Plants Bartsia spicata
Flowering Plants Carex sempervirens
Flowering Plants Geranium cinereum
Flowering Plants Geum pyrenaicum
Flowering Plants Globularia repens
Flowering Plants Helictotrichon montanum
Flowering Plants Horminum pyrenaicum
Flowering Plants Leuzea centauroides
Flowering Plants Oxytropis campestris
Flowering Plants Oxytropis pyrenaica
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
Bartsia alpina Flowering Plants
Bartsia spicata Flowering Plants
Carex sempervirens Flowering Plants
Geranium cinereum Flowering Plants
Geum pyrenaicum Flowering Plants
Globularia repens Flowering Plants
Helictotrichon montanum Flowering Plants
Horminum pyrenaicum Flowering Plants
Leuzea centauroides Flowering Plants
Oxytropis campestris Flowering Plants
Oxytropis pyrenaica 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 36.4112 Pyrenean 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 E4.4112 Pyrenean evergreen sedge grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.4112 Pyrenean evergreen sedge grasslands same
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