Medio-European blue moorgrass Fagus forests

Description (English)

Beech forests of dry slopes of firm limestone or dolomite of the montane, submontane, and sometimes, collinar or planitiar, levels of the Alps and pre-Alps, of the Jura and, locally, of the Hercynian arc, of the southwestern Western Carpathians (Strazov range) and the Germano-Baltic plain (Rügen), with an often gnarled and open growth of trees and an herb layer dominated by the tussocks of Sesleria caerulea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-7413

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Sesleria caerulea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Sesleria caerulea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.6613 Medio-European blue moorgrass beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6613 Medio-European blue moorgrass beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6613 Medio-European blue moorgrass beech forests same
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