Central European calcaro-siliceous grassland

English name: Central European calcaro-siliceous grassland

Description (English)

Low-altitude middle European xerophile, rupicolous or psammophilous, grasslands of slightly calcareous substrates, with Festuca heteropachys, Festuca trachyphylla, Koeleria macrantha (Koeleria gracilis), Phleum phleoides, Luzula campestris, Dianthus deltoides, Jasione montana, Agrostis tenuis, Potentilla erecta, Armeria elongata, Artemisia campestris, Aster linosyris, Lychnis viscaria, Silene otites, Silene nutans, Chamaespartium sagittale, Campanula patula, Potentilla rupestris, Helianthemum nummularium ssp. obscurum, Helianthemum apenninum, Scleranthus perennis, Allium senescens ssp. montanum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.28
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.2)
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 Agrostis tenuis
Flowering Plants Armeria elongata
Flowering Plants Artemisia campestris
Flowering Plants Aster linosyris
Flowering Plants Campanula patula
Flowering Plants Chamaespartium sagittale
Flowering Plants Dianthus deltoides
Flowering Plants Festuca heteropachys
Flowering Plants Festuca trachyphylla
Flowering Plants Helianthemum apenninum
Flowering Plants Jasione montana
Flowering Plants Koeleria gracilis
Flowering Plants Koeleria macrantha
Flowering Plants Luzula campestris
Flowering Plants Lychnis viscaria
Flowering Plants Phleum phleoides
Flowering Plants Potentilla erecta
Flowering Plants Potentilla rupestris
Flowering Plants Scleranthus perennis
Flowering Plants Silene nutans
Flowering Plants Silene otites
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis tenuis Flowering Plants
Armeria elongata Flowering Plants
Artemisia campestris Flowering Plants
Aster linosyris Flowering Plants
Campanula patula Flowering Plants
Chamaespartium sagittale Flowering Plants
Dianthus deltoides Flowering Plants
Festuca heteropachys Flowering Plants
Festuca trachyphylla Flowering Plants
Helianthemum apenninum Flowering Plants
Jasione montana Flowering Plants
Koeleria gracilis Flowering Plants
Koeleria macrantha Flowering Plants
Luzula campestris Flowering Plants
Lychnis viscaria Flowering Plants
Phleum phleoides Flowering Plants
Potentilla erecta Flowering Plants
Potentilla rupestris Flowering Plants
Scleranthus perennis Flowering Plants
Silene nutans Flowering Plants
Silene otites Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.34 Central European calcaro-siliceous grasslands source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.2.4 Pelouse mi-sèche médio-europénne wider
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 T3.5 ACIDOFILNÍ SUCHÉ TRÁVNÍKY (Acidophilous dry grasslands) same
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 3450000 Xerotermné travobylinné biotopy na kyslých substrátoch n/a
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 3460000 Xerotermné travobylinné biotopy na tretohorných vyvrelinách n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.28 Central European calcaro-siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.28 Central European calcaro-siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.28 Central European calcaro-siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.28 Central European calcaro-siliceous grassland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.28 Central European calcaro-siliceous grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.114 Central European calcaro-siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 34.34 Central European calcaro-siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 34.34 Central European calcaro-siliceous grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 34.34   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 34.34   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 34.34   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 34.34   same
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