Balkan closed evergreen sedge grasslands

English name: Balkan closed evergreen sedge grasslands

Description (English)

Closed calciphile grasslands developed on deep nutrient-poor soils overlying limestones in sheltered locations of the alpine and subalpine levels of the western Balkan Range system, in particular of the Suva Planina and the Rtanj, formed by Sesleria nitida, Carex sempervirens, Sempervivum marmoreum, Lychnis viscaria.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.41733
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 Carex sempervirens
Flowering Plants Lychnis viscaria
Flowering Plants Sempervivum marmoreum
Flowering Plants Sesleria nitida
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex sempervirens Flowering Plants
Lychnis viscaria Flowering Plants
Sempervivum marmoreum Flowering Plants
Sesleria nitida Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.41733 Balkan closed 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 E4.41733 Balkan closed evergreen sedge grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.41733 Balkan closed evergreen sedge grasslands same
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