East Carpathian Sesleria Pinus sylvestris forests

Description (English)

Relict, preice age, forests developed on limestone substrates of the montane level of the Apuseni Mountains of the Southwestern Carpathians and of the Southern Carpathians, dominated by Pinus sylvestris, with numerous calcicolous species such as Sesleria rigida, Helianthemum nummularium ssp. obscurum, Thymus comosus, Asperula capitata, Dianthus spiculifolius, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Sorbus aria and Cotoneaster integerrimus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-618

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Flowering Plants Asperula capitata
Flowering Plants Cotoneaster integerrimus
Flowering Plants Dianthus spiculifolius
Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Sesleria rigida
Flowering Plants Sorbus aria
Flowering Plants Thymus comosus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Flowering Plants
Asperula capitata Flowering Plants
Cotoneaster integerrimus Flowering Plants
Dianthus spiculifolius Flowering Plants
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Sesleria rigida Flowering Plants
Sorbus aria Flowering Plants
Thymus comosus 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) G3.4C8 East Carpathian Sesleria Scots pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.4C8 East Carpathian Sesleria Scots pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.4C8 East Carpathian Sesleria Scots pine forests same
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