THE GRASSLAND NATURA 2000 HABITATS FOUND IN BĂIŢA-CRĂCIUNEŞTI QUARRY AND THE SURROUNDINGS, HUNEDOARA COUNTY

Authors

  • Mariana Niculescu University of Craiova, Faculty of Agronomie, Departament of Botany, 19 Libertatii Street,200583, Craiova
  • Marius Fagaras Ovidius University of Constanta, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, 1 Aleea Universitatii, Constanţa
  • Luminita Buse Dragomir University of Craiova, Faculty of Horticulture, Departament of Plant Physiologie, 19 Libertatii Street,200583, Craiova
  • Ilie Silvestru Nuta University of Craiova, Faculty of Agronomie, 19 Libertatii Street,200583, Craiova

Abstract

Following field research conducted in Baita-Craciuneşti quarry and neighborning, the presence of an extremely interesting vegetation cover was discovered, characterized by a very large biodiversity, with a quite good state of preservation due to the influence of anthropo-zoogen factors in this area. Herbaceous vegetation is the vegetation of grasslands, ruderal vegetation and saxicole vegetation, weeds vegetation and ruderal vegetation (present around households, buildings, shelters, warehouses, along the roads and trails or quarry trash pit). The most importants grassland habitats are: 6520 - Mountain hay meadows; CLAS. PAL.: 38.31., 6440 - Alluvial meadows of river valleys of the Cnidion dubii; CLAS. PAL.: 37. and 6240* - Sub-pannonic steppic grasslands; CLAS. PAL.: 34.315. These habitats are highly significant for the ecological rehabilitation here.

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Published

2016-09-20