Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Equisetopsida > Order: Isobryales > Family: Fontinalaceae > Genus: Dichelyma > Species: Dichelyma capillaceum

Dichelyma capillaceum (With.) Myrin

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Boreal - Favourable
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 61 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • rivers and lakes
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1383


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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
DE5207304 Germany Villewälder bei Bornheim Map
FI0100067 Finland Gästerbyn järvet ja suot Map
FI0100096 Finland Tomasbölebäcken Map
FI0316007 Finland Salmuksen alue Map
FI1200257 Finland Kellojärven ranta-alueet ja saaret Map
FI1200602 Finland Ketrinsaari ja Noronvaara Map
FR7200721 France Vallées de la Grande et de la Petite Leyre Map
SE0210008 Sweden Båtfors Map
SE0210240 Sweden Bredfors Map
SE0220373 Sweden Åboravinen Map
SE0240131 Sweden Ånnaboda Map
SE0250153 Sweden Fläcksjön Map
SE0310201 Sweden Skilsnäs Map
SE0320014 Sweden Centrala Möckeln Map
SE0320107 Sweden Husebymaden Map
SE0320110 Sweden Kronan Map
SE0320111 Sweden Byvärma Map
SE0320139 Sweden Agnäs Map
SE0320169 Sweden Lidhem Map
SE0320191 Sweden Tärningsö Map
SE0320197 Sweden Dihult Map
SE0320221 Sweden Åshuvud Map
SE0320224 Sweden Vedåsa Map
SE0330036 Sweden Allgunnen Map
SE0330038 Sweden Getebro Map
SE0330100 Sweden Em Map
SE0330105 Sweden Flasgölerum Map
SE0330218 Sweden Alsteråns vattensystem Map
SE0330232 Sweden Ljungbyån Map
SE0410085 Sweden Sänneshult Map
SE0410086 Sweden Storemosse Map
SE0410126 Sweden Ljungryda Map
SE0410128 Sweden Mörrumsån Map
SE0410137 Sweden Raslången Östra Map
SE0410162 Sweden Snöfleboda Map
SE0410168 Sweden Bräkneån Map
SE0410204 Sweden Aspholmarna Map
SE0410215 Sweden Silletorpsån Map
SE0410217 Sweden Värmasjöns utlopp Map
SE0410218 Sweden Lyckebyåns dalgång Map
SE0420013 Sweden Ubbalt Map
SE0420244 Sweden Östafors-Ljungryda Map
SE0420262 Sweden Skeingeborg Map
SE0420268 Sweden Västra Malshult Map
SE0420296 Sweden Mölleröd Map
SE0420298 Sweden Hörlinge ängar Map
SE0420299 Sweden Skeingesjön Map
SE0420301 Sweden Verum Map
SE0420306 Sweden Holjeån Map
SE0520154 Sweden Klockaremossen Map
SE0610195 Sweden Alsterälven Gunnerud Map
SE0620233 Sweden Bysjöholmarna-Fullsta Map
SE0620234 Sweden Färnebofjärden, nordväst Map
SE0630164 Sweden Testeboån Map
SE0630187 Sweden Bredforsen Map
SE0630190 Sweden Färnebofjärden Map
SE0630191 Sweden Ista Map
SE0630192 Sweden Gysinge Map
EE0070103 Estonia Muraka Map
FI0341018 Finland Likasenkoski Map
SE0210368 Sweden Färnebofjärden syd Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Fontinalis capillacea With.

Other resources

GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100