Kaczmarowe Doły

PLH120062 Kaczmarowe Doły

General description of the area

Area “Kaczmarowe Doły” is located in Miechowska Upland, east of the village Szczepanowice; municipality Miechów, district miechowski in the Malopolska province. Xerothermic grasslands overgrown already inactive quarry on shallow Rendzic-Leptosols. The total area of ​​”Kaczmarowe Doły” is 12.6 hectares.

The value and importance of the site

In the area the most important are ​​grasslands – Inuletum ensifoliae with a lot of protected plants: Aster amellus,Campanula sibirica, Carlina acaulis, Orchis militaris, Adonis vernalis.

Habitats types listed in Annex  Directive 92/43/EWG

Code Habitat % of area Rate
Representativenes Area Condition General rate
6210 Xerothermic grasslands (Festuco-Brometea) 69,75 A C A B
9170 Grad Central European and subcontinental 30,25 D

A: excellent, B: good, C: significant, D: irrelevant


The largest threat is the lack of traditional – extensive agricultural use (grazing, mowing, cutting bushes) grasslands.