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 > D1.234 - Northern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Empetrum - Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs

Northern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Empetrum - Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs

English name: Northern boreo-Atlantic ling - crowberry - Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs

Description (English)

Bog-surface and hummock communities of the northern boreal blanket bogs dominated by Calluna vulgaris, Empetrum spp., Vaccinium uliginosum and Sphagnum fuscum with Andromeda polifolia, Vaccinium microcarpum, Drosera rotundifolia, Betula nana, Cladonia rangiferina, Cladonia sylvatica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.234
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 Betula nana
Flowering Plants Calluna vulgaris
Fungi Cladonia rangiferina
Flowering Plants Drosera rotundifolia
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum fuscum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium microcarpum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium uliginosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Andromeda polifolia Flowering Plants
Betula nana Flowering Plants
Calluna vulgaris Flowering Plants
Cladonia rangiferina Fungi
Drosera rotundifolia Flowering Plants
Sphagnum fuscum Mosses & Liverworts
Vaccinium microcarpum Flowering Plants
Vaccinium uliginosum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 52.41 Ling-crowberry-Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.2. Peatbogs n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.1.2.2 Heather - Crowberry - Sphagnum fuscum type n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.234 Northern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Empetrum - Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.234 Northern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Empetrum - Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D1.234 Northern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Empetrum - Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D1.234 Northern boreo-Atlantic Calluna - Empetrum - Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D1.234 Northern boreo-Atlantic Calluna-Empetrum-Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D1.234 Northern boreo-Atlantic ling-crowberry-Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 52.41 Ling-crowberry-Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 52.41 Ling-crowberry-Sphagnum fuscum blanket bogs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 52.41   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 52.41   same
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