Arctoalpine Kobresia simpliciuscula and Carex microglochin swards

English name: Arctoalpine riverine false sedge and bristle sedge swards

Description (English)

Arctoalpine seep and wet gravel communities of the Alpine system and the Fennoscandian mountains dominated by Kobresia simpliciuscula or Carex microglochin.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D4.21
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D4.2)
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 microglochin
Flowering Plants Kobresia simpliciuscula
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex microglochin Flowering Plants
Kobresia simpliciuscula Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.31 Arctoalpine riverine false sedge and bristle sedge swards source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.5 Groupement pionnier des bords de torrents alpins wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D4.21 Arctoalpine Kobresia simpliciuscula and Carex microglochin swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D4.21 Arctoalpine Kobresia simpliciuscula and Carex microglochin swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D4.21 Arctoalpine Kobresia simpliciuscula and Carex microglochin swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D4.21 Arctoalpine Kobresia simpliciuscula and Carex microglochin swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D4.21 Arctoalpine Kobresia simpliciuscula and Carex microglochin swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D4.21 Arctoalpine riverine false sedge and bristle sedge swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 54.31 Arctoalpine riverine false sedge and bristle sedge swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 54.31 Arctoalpine riverine false sedge and bristle sedge swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 54.31   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 54.31   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 54.31   same
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