EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > D - Mires, bogs and fens > D1 - Raised and blanket bogs > D1.2 - Blanket bogs > D1.23 - Boreo-Atlantic blanket bogs > D1.231 - Southern boreo-Atlantic Eriophorum - Calluna bogs

Southern boreo-Atlantic Eriophorum - Calluna bogs

English name: Southern boreo-Atlantic cottonsedge - ling bogs

Description (English)

Main bog-surface and hummock communities of southern boreal blanket bogs dominated by Calluna vulgaris, Eriophorum vaginatum and Sphagnum rubellum, with Erica tetralix, Rubus chamaemorus, Andromeda polifolia, Vaccinium oxycoccos, Drosera rotundifolia, Sphagnum magellanicum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.231
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D1.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Andromeda polifolia
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Drosera rotundifolia
Flowering Plants Erica tetralix
Flowering Plants Eriophorum vaginatum
Flowering Plants Rubus chamaemorus
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum magellanicum
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum rubellum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium oxycoccos
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Andromeda polifolia Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Drosera rotundifolia Flowering Plants
Erica tetralix Flowering Plants
Eriophorum vaginatum Flowering Plants
Rubus chamaemorus Flowering Plants
Sphagnum magellanicum Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum rubellum Mosses & Liverworts
Vaccinium oxycoccos Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 52.31 Southern boreo-Atlantic cottonsedge-ling bogs source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.2. Peatbogs n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.1.2.4 Heather-Sphagnum rubellum type n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.231 Southern boreo-Atlantic Eriophorum - Calluna bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.231 Southern boreo-Atlantic Eriophorum - Calluna bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D1.231 Southern boreo-Atlantic Eriophorum - Calluna bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D1.231 Southern boreo-Atlantic Eriophorum - Calluna bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D1.231 Southern boreo-Atlantic Eriophorum-Calluna bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D1.231 Southern boreo-Atlantic cottonsedge-ling bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 52.31 Southern boreo-Atlantic cottonsedge-ling bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 52.31 Southern boreo-Atlantic cottonsedge-ling bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 52.31   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 52.31   same
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