Central European heavy-metal grassland

English name: Central European heavy-metal grassland

Description (English)

Heavy metal grasslands of Saxony, of the Harz and of Upper Silesia, with the endemic or near endemic Armeria halleri, Armeria bottendorfensis, Armeria hornburgensis and with Minuartia verna var. hercynica, Silene vulgaris ssp. humilis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.B3
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.B)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Armeria halleri
Flowering Plants Minuartia verna var. hercynica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Armeria halleri Flowering Plants
Minuartia verna var. hercynica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.23 Central European heavy metal grasslands source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.B3 Central European heavy-metal grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.B3 Central European heavy-metal grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.B3 Central European heavy-metal grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.B3 Central European heavy-metal grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.B3 Central European heavy-metal grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.43 Central European heavy-metal grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 34.23 Central European heavy metal grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 34.23 Central European heavy metal grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 34.23   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 34.23   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 34.23   same
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