Heath Juncus meadows and humid Nardus stricta swards

Description (English)

Humid, often peaty or semi-peaty swards of middle Europe, southwest to northwestern Iberia and east to Lithuania and southeast Europe, with Nardus stricta, Juncus squarrosus, Festuca ovina, Gentiana pneumonanthe, Pedicularis sylvatica, Scirpus cespitosus and sometimes Sphagnum spp.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R372

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Festuca ovina
Flowering Plants Gentiana pneumonanthe
Flowering Plants Juncus squarrosus
Flowering Plants Nardus stricta
Flowering Plants Pedicularis sylvatica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Festuca ovina Flowering Plants
Gentiana pneumonanthe Flowering Plants
Juncus squarrosus Flowering Plants
Nardus stricta Flowering Plants
Pedicularis sylvatica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E3.52 Heath Juncus meadows and humid Nardus stricta swards same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E3.52 Heath Juncus meadows and humid Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E3.52 Heath Juncus meadows and humid Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E3.52 Heath Juncus meadows and humid Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E3.52 Heath Juncus meadows and humid Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E3.52 Heath Juncus meadows and humid Nardus stricta swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E2.52 Heath rush meadows and humid mat-grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 37.32 Heath rush meadows and humid mat-grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 37.32 Heath rush meadows and humid mat-grass swards same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 37.32   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 37.32   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 37.32   same
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