Western tufted hairgrass meadows

English name: Western tufted hairgrass meadows

Description (English)

Coarse humid meadows of Atlantic and sub-Atlantic Europe dominated by Deschampsia cespitosa, characteristic of permanently moist soils submitted to periodical inundation, favoured by grazing.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E3.413
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E3.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Deschampsia cespitosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Deschampsia cespitosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 37.213 Western tufted hairgrass meadows source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E3.413 Western tufted hairgrass meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E3.413 Western tufted hairgrass meadows same
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