Carpathian naked-rush swards

English name: Carpathian naked-rush swards

Description (English)

Very local formations of high summits of the Southern Carpathians (Bucegi Mountain) submitted to extreme winds, with Kobresia myosuroides (Elyna myosuroides), Oxytropis carpatica, Cerastium lanatum, Silene acaulis, Dryas octopetala, Anthemis carpatica ssp. pyrethriformis, Minuartia sedoides and the endemic Festuca bucegica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.425
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 Cerastium lanatum
Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Flowering Plants Elyna myosuroides
Flowering Plants Kobresia myosuroides
Flowering Plants Minuartia sedoides
Flowering Plants Oxytropis carpatica
Flowering Plants Silene acaulis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cerastium lanatum Flowering Plants
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants
Elyna myosuroides Flowering Plants
Kobresia myosuroides Flowering Plants
Minuartia sedoides Flowering Plants
Oxytropis carpatica Flowering Plants
Silene acaulis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.425 Carpathian naked-rush swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.425 Carpathian naked-rush swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.425 Carpathian naked-rush swards same
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