EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > D - Mires, bogs and fens > D2 - Valley mires, poor fens and transition mires

Valley mires, poor fens and transition mires

English name: Valley mires, poor fens and transition mires

Description (English)

Weakly to strongly acid peatlands, flushes and vegetated rafts formed in situations where they receive water from the surrounding landscape or are intermediate between land and water. Included are quaking bogs and vegetated non-calcareous springs. Excluded are calcareous fens (D4), and reedbeds (C3, D5).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54 Fens, transition mires and spring mires wider
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes not defined
HELCOM Baltic Sea Marine and Coastal Biotopes 1998 03.07.05.02 Coastal wetlands and meadows: coastal fens: acid ("poor" fens) narrower
Ramsar Wetland Types U Non-forested peatlands wider
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 E3 Fen narrower
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 E2 Flush and spring narrower
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 11 Fen, marsh and swamp wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.2 Parvocari├žaie acidophile narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.4 Cari├žaie de transition narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 8262000 Slatiny n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2 Valley mires, poor fens and transition mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2 Valley mires, poor fens and transition mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D2 Valley mires, poor fens and transition mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D2 Valley mires, poor fens and transition mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D2 Valley bogs, poor fens and transition mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D2 Acid fens and valley bogs same
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