Dinaric sub-alpine tall grasslands

English name: Dinaric sub-alpine tall grasslands

Description (English)

High, closed Dinaric grasslands which are quite species-rich (alliance Pancicion). Grasses Festuca fallax, Agrostis capillaris, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Nardus stricta are dominant, together with tall species which give a specific visual aspect: Pancicia serbica, Astrantia elatior, Leucanthemum vulgare (s.l.), Rhinanthus rumelicus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.53

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Agrostis capillaris
Flowering Plants Anthoxanthum odoratum
Flowering Plants Festuca fallax
Flowering Plants Leucanthemum vulgare
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Pancicia serbica
Flowering Plants Rhinanthus rumelicus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis capillaris Flowering Plants
Anthoxanthum odoratum Flowering Plants
Festuca fallax Flowering Plants
Leucanthemum vulgare Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Pancicia serbica Flowering Plants
Rhinanthus rumelicus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

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