Beds of large Carex spp.

English name: Beds of large Carex species

Description (English)

Communities of social sedges of genus Carex, usually dominated by one species that can be either tussock-forming or bed-forming. They are arranged according to dominant species. Species Carex acutiformis, Carex appropinquata, Carex elata, Carex paniculata, Carex lasiocarpa are present. Vegetation of alliance Magnocaricion elatae.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D5.21
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D5.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex acutiformis
Flowering Plants Carex appropinquata
Flowering Plants Carex elata
Flowering Plants Carex lasiocarpa
Flowering Plants Carex paniculata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex acutiformis Flowering Plants
Carex appropinquata Flowering Plants
Carex elata Flowering Plants
Carex lasiocarpa Flowering Plants
Carex paniculata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.21 Large Carex beds source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 5.2.3.2b Carex cespitosa variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 6.1.2.1a Carex lyngbyei variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.4.4.1b Greater Tussock Sedge variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.4.4.1 Rich Tall Sedge-herb variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 6.1.2.1 Slender Sedge-Bottle Sedge type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 6.1.2.3 Slender-tufted Sedge type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 5.2.3.6 Tall Sedge meadow type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 5.2.3.6a Tall Sedge meadow type, northern variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 6.1.2.4 Tufted Sedge type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 6.1.2.2 Water Sedge type n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S7 Carex acutiformis swamp narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S1 Carex elata swamp narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S18 Carex otrubae swamp narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S3 Carex paniculata swamp narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S17 Carex pseudocyperus swamp narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S6 Carex riparia swamp narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S9 Carex rostrata swamp narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S27 Carex rostrata-Potentilla palustris tall-herb fen narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S11 Carex vesicaria swamp narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.1.1 Magnocariçaie s.str. wider
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 M1.4 ŘÍČNÍ RÁKOSINY (Riverine reed vegetation) overlap
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 M1.7 VEGETACE VYSOKÝCH OSTŘIC (Tall-sedge beds) wider
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 8B22000 Vysokosteblové ostricové porasty litorálneho stupna n/a
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 8B21000 Vysosteblové ostricové porasty sublitorálneho stupna n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D5.21 Beds of large Carex spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D5.21 Beds of large Carex spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D5.21 Beds of large Carex spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D5.21 Beds of large Carex spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D5.21 Large Carex beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D5.21 Large Carex beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.21 Large Carex beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.21 Large Carex beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.21   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.21   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.21   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 53.21   same
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