Cottonsedge sphagnum birch woods

English name: Cottonsedge sphagnum birch woods

Description (English)

Sphagnum-rich Betula pubescens or Betula carpatica woods of the boreal and nemoral, mostly sub-boreal, western Palaearctic in which bog species, in particular Eriophorum vaginatum and Vaccinium oxycoccos, are prominent.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.511
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.51)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula carpatica
Flowering Plants Betula pubescens
Flowering Plants Eriophorum vaginatum
Flowering Plants Vaccinium oxycoccos
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula carpatica Flowering Plants
Betula pubescens Flowering Plants
Eriophorum vaginatum Flowering Plants
Vaccinium oxycoccos Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.A11 Cottonsedge sphagnum birch woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.511 Cottonsedge sphagnum birch woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.511 Cottonsedge sphagnum birch woods same
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