Carex rostrata quaking mires

English name: Bottle sedge (Carex rostrata) quaking mires

Description (English)

Transition mire communities of boreal and western nemoral regions dominated by Carex rostrata or, in western Siberia, Carex rotundata, on sphagnum or, sometimes, pleurocarp carpets, usually constituting sparse low formations. They extend south to the mountains of the Caucasus. Vegetation of alliance Caricetum rostratae.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.33
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D2.3)
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 rostrata
Flowering Plants Carex rotundata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex rostrata Flowering Plants
Carex rotundata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.53 Bottle sedge quaking mires source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.3.3.1b Sedge-Sphagnum subsecundum-variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.3.3.1 Sedge - Sphagnum - Brown moss type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.2.4.1a Sedge-Sphagnum fallax variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.4.3.1 Sedge-Brown moss type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.2.4.1b Sedge-Sphagnum papillosum-variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.4.3.1b Sedge-Scorpidium scorpioides-variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.2.4.1 Sedge - Sphagnum type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.3.3.1a Sedge-Sphagnum fallax-subsecundum-variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 3.4.3.1a Sedge-Drepanocladus revolvens-variant n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) M8 Carex rostrata-Sphagnum warnstorfii mire narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) M9 Carex rostrata-Calliergon cuspidatum/giganteum mire narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) M5 Carex rostrata-Sphagnum squarrosum mire narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) M4 Carex rostrata-Sphagnum recurvum mire narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.4.1 Cariçaie de transition dystrophe wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.33 Carex rostrata quaking mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.33 Carex rostrata quaking mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D2.33 Carex rostrata quaking mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D2.33 Carex rostrata quaking mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D2.33 Carex rostrata quaking mires same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D3.13 Bottle sedge quaking mires same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 54.53 Bottle sedge quaking mires same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 54.53 Bottle sedge quaking mires same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 54.53   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 54.53   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 54.53   same
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