Scirpus hudsonianus (Trichophorum alpinum) alkaline fens

English name: Alpine deer-sedge alkaline fens

Description (English)

Meso-eutrophic fen communities dominated by Scirpus hudsonianus (Trichophorum alpinum), with Drepanocladus revolvens, Scorpidium spp., Chrysohypnum stellatum, recorded from Scandinavia, from Germano-Baltic moraine land, from the subalpine and alpine levels of the Alps and the greater Hercynian ranges. They may constitute a Scirpus hudsonianus facies of the yellow-dioecious sedge fens of unit D4.153.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D4.1D
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 Scirpus hudsonianus
Flowering Plants Trichophorum alpinum
Mosses & Liverworts Drepanocladus revolvens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Scirpus hudsonianus Flowering Plants
Trichophorum alpinum Flowering Plants
Drepanocladus revolvens Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.2D Alpine deer-sedge alkaline fens source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.3 Parvocariçaie neutro-basophile wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D4.1D Scirpus hudsonianus (Trichophorum alpinum) alkaline fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D4.1D Scirpus hudsonianus (Trichophorum alpinum) alkaline fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D4.1D Scirpus hudsonianus (Trichophorum alpinum) alkaline fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D4.1D Scirpus hudsonianus (Trichophorum alpinum) alkaline fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D4.1D Scirpus hudsonianus (Trichophorum alpinum) alkaline fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D4.1D Alpine deer-sedge alkaline fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 54.2D Alpine deer-sedge alkaline fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 54.2D Alpine deer-sedge alkaline fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 54.2D   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 54.2D   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 54.2D   same
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