Apennine stripped grasslands

English name: Apennine stripped grasslands

Description (English)

Open, xerophile, stripped, stepped, scraped and garland grasslands of alpine and subalpine slopes and summits of the central and southern Apennines, dominated by Sesleria tenuifolia (Sesleria juncifolia), Sesleria nitida, Sesleria italica, Festuca dimorpha, Carex kitaibeliana (Cesleria laevis).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.436
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 kitaibeliana
Flowering Plants Festuca dimorpha
Flowering Plants Sesleria italica
Flowering Plants Sesleria juncifolia
Flowering Plants Sesleria nitida
Flowering Plants Sesleria tenuifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex kitaibeliana Flowering Plants
Festuca dimorpha Flowering Plants
Sesleria italica Flowering Plants
Sesleria juncifolia Flowering Plants
Sesleria nitida Flowering Plants
Sesleria tenuifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.436 Apennine stripped grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.436 Apennine stripped grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.436 Apennine stripped grasslands same
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