British mica flushes

English name: British mica flushes

Description (English)

Rare communities of micaceous stony flushes of the Highlands of Scotland and of upper Teesdale, with Carex atrofusca, Carex microglochin, Carex demissa, Carex dioica, Carex panicea, Juncus triglumis, Juncus biglumis, Juncus castaneus, Kobresia simpliciuscula, Tofieldia pusilla, Saxifraga aizoides, Thalictrum alpinum, Equisetum variegatum, Equisetum hyemale and the moss Blindia acuta.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D4.24
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

Mosses & Liverworts Blindia acuta
Flowering Plants Carex atrofusca
Flowering Plants Carex demissa
Flowering Plants Carex dioica
Flowering Plants Carex microglochin
Flowering Plants Carex panicea
Ferns Equisetum hyemale
Ferns Equisetum variegatum
Flowering Plants Juncus biglumis
Flowering Plants Juncus castaneus
Flowering Plants Juncus triglumis
Flowering Plants Kobresia simpliciuscula
Flowering Plants Saxifraga aizoides
Flowering Plants Thalictrum alpinum
Flowering Plants Tofieldia pusilla
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Blindia acuta Mosses & Liverworts
Carex atrofusca Flowering Plants
Carex demissa Flowering Plants
Carex dioica Flowering Plants
Carex microglochin Flowering Plants
Carex panicea Flowering Plants
Equisetum hyemale Ferns
Equisetum variegatum Ferns
Juncus biglumis Flowering Plants
Juncus castaneus Flowering Plants
Juncus triglumis Flowering Plants
Kobresia simpliciuscula Flowering Plants
Saxifraga aizoides Flowering Plants
Thalictrum alpinum Flowering Plants
Tofieldia pusilla Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.34 British mica flushes source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D4.24 British mica flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D4.24 British mica flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D4.24 British mica flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D4.24 British mica flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D4.24 British mica flushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D4.24 British mica flushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 54.34 British mica flushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 54.34 British mica flushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 54.34   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 54.34   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 54.34   same
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