Lagg

English name: Lagg

Description (English)

A ring of water surrounding raised bogs, often colonised by intermediate mire or acid fen communities of units D2.2 or D2.3, sometimes accompanied by more basicline species typical of neighbouring fens: Eriophorum angustifolium, Eriophorum vaginatum, Scirpus hudsonianus, Carex rostrata, Carex flava and Parnassia palustris are frequent components.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.47
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C1.4)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex flava
Flowering Plants Carex rostrata
Flowering Plants Eriophorum angustifolium
Flowering Plants Eriophorum vaginatum
Flowering Plants Parnassia palustris
Flowering Plants Scirpus hudsonianus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex flava Flowering Plants
Carex rostrata Flowering Plants
Eriophorum angustifolium Flowering Plants
Eriophorum vaginatum Flowering Plants
Parnassia palustris Flowering Plants
Scirpus hudsonianus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 51.15 Lagg source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.2. Peatbogs n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.4.1 Cariçaie de transition dystrophe same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types
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