Carex saxatilis fens

English name: Russet sedge (Carex saxatilis) fens

Description (English)

Carex saxatilis-dominated communities of calcareous mires of mountains of the northern regions. They are intermediate between other rich fen communities of unit D4.1 and arctoalpine communities of unit D4.2.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D4.17
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D4.1)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex saxatilis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex saxatilis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.27 Russet sedge fens source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.4.2.3 Russet sedge type n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) M12 Carex saxatilis mire same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D4.17 Carex saxatilis fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D4.17 Carex saxatilis fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D4.17 Carex saxatilis fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D4.17 Carex saxatilis fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D4.17 Carex saxatilis fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D4.17 Russet sedge fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 54.27 Russet sedge fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 54.27 Russet sedge fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 54.27   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 54.27   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 54.27   same
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