Sheep fescue pine-oak forests

English name: Sheep fescue pine-oak forests

Description (English)

Open woods of Quercus robur, Quercus petraea and Pinus sylvestris on eolian sands of Moravia and the Elbe valley of Bohemia, with an acidophilous or subacidophilous, subxerophilous, subthermophilous species cortège comprising numerous rare or theatened species. Characteristic species include Corynephorus canescens, Agrostis vinealis, Festuca ovina, Festuca psammophila, Festuca vaginata, Carex humilis, Armeria elongata and, in Moravia, Dianthus pontederae, Achillea collina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G4.713

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Achillea collina
Flowering Plants Agrostis vinealis
Flowering Plants Armeria elongata
Flowering Plants Carex humilis
Flowering Plants Corynephorus canescens
Flowering Plants Dianthus pontederae
Flowering Plants Festuca ovina
Flowering Plants Festuca psammophila
Flowering Plants Festuca vaginata
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Achillea collina Flowering Plants
Agrostis vinealis Flowering Plants
Armeria elongata Flowering Plants
Carex humilis Flowering Plants
Corynephorus canescens Flowering Plants
Dianthus pontederae Flowering Plants
Festuca ovina Flowering Plants
Festuca psammophila Flowering Plants
Festuca vaginata Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.583 Sheep fescue pine-oak forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G4.713 Sheep fescue pine-oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G4.713 Sheep fescue pine-oak forests same
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