Sedge sphagnum birch forests

Description (English)

Sphagnum-rich Betula pubescens or Betula carpatica woods of the boreal and nemoral western Palaearctic in which Molinia caerulea is accompanied by a cort

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1612

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula carpatica
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Flowering Plants Molinia caerulea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula carpatica Flowering Plants
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants
Molinia caerulea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.512 Sedge sphagnum birch woods same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.512 Sedge sphagnum birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.512 Sedge sphagnum birch woods same
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