Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens

English name: Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens

Description (English)

Acidic fen communities of the Illyrian region, the Dinarides, the Moeso-Macedonian and north eastern Greek mountains. Floristically relatively rich communities dominated by sedge Carex nigra var. macedonica (= C. macedonica). The Balkan tertiary-relict endemic species Narthecium scardicum, Calicocorsus stipitatus (= Willemetia stipitata), Pinguicula balcanica and Pseudorchis frivaldii may also be present.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.28

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Narthecium scardicum
Flowering Plants Pinguicula balcanica
Flowering Plants Pseudorchis frivaldii
Flowering Plants Willemetia stipitata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Narthecium scardicum Flowering Plants
Pinguicula balcanica Flowering Plants
Pseudorchis frivaldii Flowering Plants
Willemetia stipitata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.48 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens 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 D2.28 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.28 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D2.28 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D2.28 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D2.28 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D2.28 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 54.48 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 54.48 Illyrio-Moesian acidic fens same
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