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 > D1.235 - Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities

Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities

English name: Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities

Description (English)

Hollow vegetation of northern boreal blanket bogs formed by Sphagnum majus, with Rhynchospora alba, Scheuchzeria palustris, Vaccinium oxycoccos, Andromeda polifolia, Carex limosa, Scirpus cespitosus, Drepanocladus fluitans.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.235
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 Carex limosa
Flowering Plants Rhynchospora alba
Flowering Plants Scheuchzeria palustris
Flowering Plants Scirpus cespitosus
Flowering Plants Vaccinium oxycoccos
Mosses & Liverworts Drepanocladus fluitans
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum majus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Andromeda polifolia Flowering Plants
Carex limosa Flowering Plants
Rhynchospora alba Flowering Plants
Scheuchzeria palustris Flowering Plants
Scirpus cespitosus Flowering Plants
Vaccinium oxycoccos Flowering Plants
Drepanocladus fluitans Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum majus Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 52.42 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.2. Peatbogs n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.1.4.4 White Beak sedge-Rannoch rush-Sphagnum majus type n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.235 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.235 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D1.235 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D1.235 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D1.235 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D1.235 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 52.42 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 52.42 Northern boreo-Atlantic blanket bog hollow communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 52.42   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 52.42   same
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