EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > D - Mires, bogs and fens > D5 - Sedge and reedbeds, normally without free-standing water > D5.2 - Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water

Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water

English name: Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water

Description (English)

Terrestrialized stands of tall Carex, Cladium and Cyperus, usually species-poor and often dominated by one species, growing on waterlogged ground. These species also grow as emergents and fringing vegetation beside water bodies (C3.2).

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D5.2
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Caricion broterianae (Rivas-Mart. et al. 1986) J.A. Molina 1996 Iberio-Atlantic sedge beds along freshwater fast flowing streams Caricion reuterianae (Rivas-Mart. et al. 1986) J.A. Molina 1996 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Magno-Caricion elatae Koch 1926 Sedge bed marsh vegetation on oligotrophic to mesotrophic organic sediments of temperate Europe Scrophulario umbrosae-Caricion paniculatae Koska in Dengler et al. 2004; Acrocladio-Caricion Succow 1974; Caricion elatae (Koch 1926) Rivas-Mart. 1973 p.p.; Caricion elatae Koch 1926 corr. Trinajstic 2008 p.p.; Caricion rostratae Bal.-Tul. 1963; Magnocaricion Br.-Bl. 1931; Scorpidio scorpidioidis-Cladion marisci Succow 1974; Caricion gracilis Neuhäusl 1959; Caricion rostratae Neuhäusl 1959; Assoziationsverband Magnocaricion elatae Koch 1926 (orig. form); Caricion acutae Neuhäusl 1959 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Magno-Caricion gracilis Géhu 1961 Sedge bed marsh vegetation on eutrophic clayey sediments of riverine habitats of temperate Europe Caricion elatae (Koch 1926) Rivas-Mart. 1973 p.p.; Caricion elatae Koch 1926 corr. Trinajstic 2008 p.p.; Caricion gracilis-vulpinae Bal.-Tul. 1965; Magnocaricion gracilis Géhu 1961 Schaminee et al, 2012
Carici-Rumicion hydrolapathi Passarge 1964 Herbland vegetation of unstabilized organic substrates in mesotrophic waters of boreal and temperate Eurasia Cicution virosae Hejný 1960; Cicution virosae Hejný ex Segal in Westhoff et Den Held 1969; Cicution virosae Hejný ex Succow 1974; Oenanthion aquaticae Neuhäusl 1959; Oenanthion aquaticae Hejný ex Balátová-Tuláckova et al. 1993 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.3 Fen-sedge beds narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.2 Large sedge communities narrower
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 F1 Swamp wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.1.2 Formation à marisque narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.1 Magnocariçaie same
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 8B20000 Vysokosteblové ostricové porasty n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D5.2 Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D5.2 Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D5.2 Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D5.2 Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D5.2 Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.2 Large sedge communities narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.3 Fen-sedge beds narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.3 Fen-sedge beds narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.2 Large sedge communities narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.2   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.3   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.3   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.2   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.3   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.2   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 53.3   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 53.2   narrower
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