Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux

English name: Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux

Description (English)

Deep-peat lawn and hummock communities of blanket bog expanses of western Ireland, western Scotland and its islands, the Lake District, northern Wales and Devon, composed of graminoids, ericoid shrubs and sphagna, forming extensive, relatively featureless, fairly flat or gently undulating, tracts with a fine-grained alternation of dominance among species or, on bogs with stronger surface undulations, better defined hummocks.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.211
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D1.2)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 52.11 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.2. Peatbogs n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.211 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.211 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D1.211 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D1.211 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D1.211 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D1.211 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 52.11 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 52.11 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog plateaux same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 52.11   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 52.11   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 52.11   same
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