Pirin fescue grasslands

English name: Pirin fescue grasslands

Description (English)

Closed calciphile grasslands of the alpine level of the Pirin formed by the endemic Festuca bosniaca ssp. pirinensis (Festuca pirinensis), with Festuca penzesii, Carex kitaibeliana, Androsace villosa, Achillea ageratifolia, Centaurea tartarea, Alyssum cuneifolium, Cerastium alpinum ssp. lanatum (Cerastium lanatum), Linum capitatum, Gentiana verna.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.417211
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 Achillea ageratifolia
Flowering Plants Alyssum cuneifolium
Flowering Plants Androsace villosa
Flowering Plants Carex kitaibeliana
Flowering Plants Centaurea tartarea
Flowering Plants Cerastium lanatum
Flowering Plants Festuca penzesii
Flowering Plants Gentiana verna
Flowering Plants Linum capitatum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achillea ageratifolia Flowering Plants
Alyssum cuneifolium Flowering Plants
Androsace villosa Flowering Plants
Carex kitaibeliana Flowering Plants
Centaurea tartarea Flowering Plants
Cerastium lanatum Flowering Plants
Festuca penzesii Flowering Plants
Gentiana verna Flowering Plants
Linum capitatum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.417211 Pirin fescue grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.417211 Pirin fescue grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.417211 Pirin fescue grasslands same
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