Jura summital swards

English name: Jura summital swards

Description (English)

Localized mesophile grasslands of the subalpine level of the French, Swiss and Swabian Juras, with Calamagrostis varia, Laserpitium siler, Laserpitium latifolium, Dryas octopetala, Eryngium alpinum, and very locally, Carex ferruginea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.416
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 Calamagrostis varia
Flowering Plants Carex ferruginea
Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Flowering Plants Eryngium alpinum
Flowering Plants Laserpitium latifolium
Flowering Plants Laserpitium siler
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calamagrostis varia Flowering Plants
Carex ferruginea Flowering Plants
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants
Eryngium alpinum Flowering Plants
Laserpitium latifolium Flowering Plants
Laserpitium siler Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.416 Jura summital swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.416 Jura summital swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.416 Jura summital swards same
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