Sesleria caerulea fens

English name: Blue moorgrass (Sesleria caerulea) fens

Description (English)

Western fen communities dominated by Sesleria caerulea, recorded, in particular, from peri-Pannonic regions, from the Bohemian Quadrangle, from the eastern Germano-Baltic plain and from the Eastern Carpathians with an abundance of Carex hostiana, Carex panicea, Phragmites australis, Cirsium rivulare, Equisetum palustre, Sanguisorba officinalis, Galium boreale, Campylium stellatum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D4.1K
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D4.1)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Mosses & Liverworts Campylium stellatum
Flowering Plants Carex hostiana
Flowering Plants Carex panicea
Flowering Plants Cirsium rivulare
Ferns Equisetum palustre
Flowering Plants Galium boreale
Flowering Plants Phragmites australis
Flowering Plants Sanguisorba officinalis
Flowering Plants Sesleria caerulea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Campylium stellatum Mosses & Liverworts
Carex hostiana Flowering Plants
Carex panicea Flowering Plants
Cirsium rivulare Flowering Plants
Equisetum palustre Ferns
Galium boreale Flowering Plants
Phragmites australis Flowering Plants
Sanguisorba officinalis Flowering Plants
Sesleria caerulea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.2K Blue moorgrass 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 D4.1K Sesleria caerulea fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D4.1K Sesleria caerulea fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D4.1K Sesleria caerulea fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D4.1K Sesleria caerulea fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D4.1K Sesleria caerulea fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D4.1K Blue moorgrass fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 54.2K Blue moorgrass fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 54.2K Blue moorgrass fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 54.238   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 54.238   same
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