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 > D1.232 - Southern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Racomitrium lanuginosum moss bogs

Southern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Racomitrium lanuginosum moss bogs

English name: Southern boreo-Atlantic ling - woolly fringe moss bogs

Description (English)

Bog-surface and hummock communities characteristic of the southernmost southern boreal blanket bogs, in nemoral extreme southern Norway, oceanic southern boreal extreme western Norway, north to southern Tr”ndelag, and in the Faeroe Islands, dominated by Calluna vulgaris, Empetrum nigrum, Racomitrium lanuginosum, with Cornus suecica, Rubus chamaemorus, Vaccinium uliginosum, Deschampsia flexuosa, Dicranum elongatum, Grimmia hypnoides, Cladonia sylvatica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.232
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 Calluna vulgaris
Flowering Plants Cornus suecica
Flowering Plants Deschampsia flexuosa
Mosses & Liverworts Dicranum elongatum
Flowering Plants Empetrum nigrum
Mosses & Liverworts Racomitrium lanuginosum
Flowering Plants Rubus chamaemorus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium uliginosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Cornus suecica Flowering Plants
Deschampsia flexuosa Flowering Plants
Dicranum elongatum Mosses & Liverworts
Empetrum nigrum Flowering Plants
Racomitrium lanuginosum Mosses & Liverworts
Rubus chamaemorus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium uliginosum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 52.32 Southern boreo-Atlantic ling-wooly fringe moss bogs source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.2. Peatbogs n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.1.2.5 Heather-Rhacomitrium type n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.232 Southern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Rhacomitrium lanuginosum moss bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.232 Southern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Rhacomitrium lanuginosum moss bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D1.232 Southern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Rhacomitrium lanuginosum moss bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D1.232 Southern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Rhacomitrium lanuginosum moss bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D1.232 Southern boreo-Atlantic lCalluna-Rhacomitrium lanuginosum moss bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D1.232 Southern boreo-Atlantic ling-woolly fringe moss bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 52.32 Southern boreo-Atlantic ling-wooly fringe moss bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 52.32 Southern boreo-Atlantic ling-wooly fringe moss bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 52.32   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 52.32   same
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