EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > X - Habitat complexes > X28 - Blanket bog complexes

Blanket bog complexes

English name: Blanket bog complexes

Description (English)

Blanket bogs are ombrotrophic, strongly acidic peatlands, formed on flat or gently sloping ground with poor surface drainage, in oceanic climates with high rainfall. Blanket bog complexes include dystrophic pools (C1.4) and acidic flushes (D2.2), as well as the main mire surface (D1.2).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code X28

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
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.2. Peatbogs n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 E161 Bog: blanket narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 X28 Blanket bog complexes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 X28 Blanket bog complexes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 X28 Blanket bog complexes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 X28 Blanket bog complexes same
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