Cushion sedge carpets

English name: Cushion sedge carpets

Description (English)

Open formations of the alpine level of the Alps, of the Carpathians and the Dinarics, composed of cushions of Carex firma and other low-growing rosette or cushion plants.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.433
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E4.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex firma
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex firma Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.433 Cushion sedge carpets source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.433 Cushion sedge carpets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.433 Cushion sedge carpets same
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