Vrachansky karst chasmophyte communities

English name: Vrachansky karst chasmophyte communities

Description (English)

Calcareous cliff communities of the Vrachaanska mountains in the western Balkan Range, developed around 1400 metres of altitude, with Festuca balcanica ssp. balcanica, Festuca xanthina, Achnatherum calamagrostis, Juniperus sabina, Daphne oleoides, Syringa vulgaris, Saxifraga rocheliana, Polygala murbeckii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.2A132
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H3.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Achnatherum calamagrostis
Flowering Plants Daphne oleoides
Flowering Plants Festuca xanthina
Conifers Juniperus sabina
Flowering Plants Polygala murbeckii
Flowering Plants Saxifraga rocheliana
Flowering Plants Syringa vulgaris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Achnatherum calamagrostis Flowering Plants
Daphne oleoides Flowering Plants
Festuca xanthina Flowering Plants
Juniperus sabina Conifers
Polygala murbeckii Flowering Plants
Saxifraga rocheliana Flowering Plants
Syringa vulgaris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.1A132 Vrachansky karst chasmophyte communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2A132 Vrachansky karst chasmophyte communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.2A132 Vrachansky karst chasmophyte communities same
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