Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands

English name: Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands

Description (English)

Open, scraped, stepped and garland grasslands of the alpine and subalpine levels of the calcareous mountains of the central Balkan peninsula, including the Balkan Range, the Rhodope Mountains, the Dinarides, dominated by or rich in Sesleria spp. including Sesleria korabensis, Sesleria klasterskyi, Sesleria coerulans, Sesleria rigida, Sesleria tenuifolia, Sesleria wettsteinii, Festuca spp., Carex kitaibeliana (Carex laevis), with Dryas octopetala, Leontopodium alpinum, Saxifraga spp., Draba spp., Daphne oleoides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.438
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 Carex laevis
Flowering Plants Daphne oleoides
Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Flowering Plants Leontopodium alpinum
Flowering Plants Sesleria coerulans
Flowering Plants Sesleria klasterskyi
Flowering Plants Sesleria korabensis
Flowering Plants Sesleria rigida
Flowering Plants Sesleria tenuifolia
Flowering Plants Sesleria wettsteinii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex kitaibeliana Flowering Plants
Carex laevis Flowering Plants
Daphne oleoides Flowering Plants
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants
Leontopodium alpinum Flowering Plants
Sesleria coerulans Flowering Plants
Sesleria klasterskyi Flowering Plants
Sesleria korabensis Flowering Plants
Sesleria rigida Flowering Plants
Sesleria tenuifolia Flowering Plants
Sesleria wettsteinii Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.438 Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.438 Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.438 Oro-Moesian calciphile stripped grasslands same
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