East Carpathian calciphile stepped grasslands

English name: East Carpathian calciphile stepped grasslands

Description (English)

Calcicolous, xero-thermophile, open, scraped, stepped and garland grasslands of the alpine and subalpine levels of the eastern Carpathians, on slopes with shallow limestone soils, dominated by, or rich in Sesleria bielzii, Sesleria rigida ssp. haynaldiana, Festuca versicolor, Festuca amethystina, Festuca saxatilis, Carex sempervirens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.4392
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 Festuca amethystina
Flowering Plants Festuca saxatilis
Flowering Plants Festuca versicolor
Flowering Plants Sesleria bielzii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex sempervirens Flowering Plants
Festuca amethystina Flowering Plants
Festuca saxatilis Flowering Plants
Festuca versicolor Flowering Plants
Sesleria bielzii Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.4392 East Carpathian calciphile stepped grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.4392 East Carpathian calciphile stepped grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.4392 East Carpathian calciphile stepped grasslands same
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