East Carpathian Festuca versicolor grasslands

English name: East Carpathian Festuca versicolor grasslands

Description (English)

Calcicolous, xero-thermophile, open grasslands of the alpine and subalpine levels of the southeastern Carpathians, on shallow rendzinas of crests, summits and ledges, dominated by Festuca versicolor and Carex sempervirens, with Sesleria rigida ssp. haynaldiana, Cerastium transsilvanicum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.43922
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 Cerastium transsilvanicum
Flowering Plants Festuca versicolor
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex sempervirens Flowering Plants
Cerastium transsilvanicum Flowering Plants
Festuca versicolor Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.43922 East Carpathian Festuca versicolor grasslands source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.43922 East Carpathian Festuca versicolor grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.43922 East Carpathian Festuca versicolor grasslands same
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