British Carex demissa - Saxifraga aizoides flushes

English name: British saxifrage - sedge flushes

Description (English)

Carex demissa-Saxifraga aizoides communities of submontane base-rich seeps in northern Wales, northern England, southern Scotland and, mostly, the Scottish Highlands, with Juncus articulatus, Carex panicea, Eleocharis quinqueflora, Selaginella selaginoides and brown mosses. Montane saxifrage-sedge flushes with glacial relicts have been listed under unit D4.24.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D4.19
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 demissa
Flowering Plants Carex panicea
Flowering Plants Eleocharis quinqueflora
Flowering Plants Juncus articulatus
Flowering Plants Saxifraga aizoides
Ferns Selaginella selaginoides
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex demissa Flowering Plants
Carex panicea Flowering Plants
Eleocharis quinqueflora Flowering Plants
Juncus articulatus Flowering Plants
Saxifraga aizoides Flowering Plants
Selaginella selaginoides Ferns

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.29 British saxifrage-sedge flushes source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) M11 Carex demissa-Saxifraga aizoides mire same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D4.19 British Carex demissa - Saxifraga aizoides flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D4.19 British Carex demissa - Saxifraga aizoides flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D4.19 British Carex demissa - Saxifraga aizoides flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D4.19 British Carex demissa - Saxifraga aizoides flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D4.19 British Carex demissa-Saxifraga aizoides flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D4.19 British saxifrage-sedge flushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 54.29 British saxifrage-sedge flushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 54.29 British saxifrage-sedge flushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 54.29   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 54.29   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 54.29   same
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