EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > D - Mires, bogs and fens > D1 - Raised and blanket bogs > D1.2 - Blanket bogs > D1.21 - Hyperoceanic low-altitude blanket bogs, typically with dominant Trichophorum > D1.213 - Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog Trichophorum cespitosum heaths

Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog Trichophorum cespitosum heaths

English name: Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog deer-grass heaths

Description (English)

Scirpus cespitosus-Erica tetralix wet heaths of Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog slopes or tops of slopes, developed on shallower peats, in better drained situations, in more minerotrophic conditions than the communities of unit D1.111. Sphagna are less prominent in the ground layer with, in particular, a lesser prominence of Sphagnum papillosum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.213
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

Flowering Plants Erica tetralix
Flowering Plants Scirpus cespitosus
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum papillosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica tetralix Flowering Plants
Scirpus cespitosus Flowering Plants
Sphagnum papillosum Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 52.13 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog deergrass heaths 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 D1.213 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog Trichophorum cespitosum heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.213 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog Trichophorum cespitosum heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D1.213 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog Trichophorum cespitosum heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D1.213 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog Trichophorum cespitosum heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D1.213 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog Trichophorum cespitosum heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D1.213 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog deergrass heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 52.13 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog deergrass heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 52.13 Hiberno-Britannic lowland blanket bog deergrass heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 52.13   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 52.13   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 52.13   same
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