Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Bryophyta > Class: Bryopsida (Musci) > Subclass: Sphagnidae > Order: Sphagnales > Family: Sphagnaceae > Genus: Sphagnum > Species: Sphagnum pylaesii

Sphagnum pylaesii Brid.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 28 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code 1398


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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000374 Spain Ancares Map
ES1110002 Spain Costa Ártabra Map
ES1110004 Spain Encoro de Abegondo - Cecebre Map
ES1110005 Spain Costa da Morte Map
ES1110007 Spain Betanzos - Mandeo Map
ES1110008 Spain Carnota - Monte Pindo Map
ES1110012 Spain Monte e lagoa de Louro Map
ES1110013 Spain Xubia - Castro Map
ES1110016 Spain Río Tambre Map
ES1120001 Spain Ancares - Courel Map
ES1120003 Spain Parga - Ladra - Támoga Map
ES1120008 Spain Monte Faro Map
ES1120009 Spain Monte Maior Map
ES1120011 Spain Ría de Foz - Masma Map
ES1120013 Spain Río Ouro Map
ES1120015 Spain Serra do Xistral Map
ES1130002 Spain Macizo Central Map
ES1130004 Spain Pena Veidosa Map
ES1140008 Spain Brañas de Xestoso Map
ES1200042 Spain Sierra Plana de la Borbolla Map
ES1200044 Spain Turbera de la Molina Map
FR5300003 France Complexe de l'est des montagnes noires Map
FR5300006 France Rivière Elle Map
FR5300013 France Monts d'Arrée centre et est Map
FR5300014 France Complexe du Menez Hom Map
FR5300024 France Rivière Elorn Map
FR5300039 France Forêt du Cranou, Menez Meur Map
FR5300067 France Tourbière de Lann Gazel Map

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Sphagnum pylaisii

Other resources

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External data

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