Boreal cottonsedge Scots pine bog woods

English name: Boreal cottonsedge Scots pine bog woods

Description (English)

Scots pine bog woods of the western boreal region of the Palaearctic, with a 5-7 m high tree layer formed of Pinus sylvestris, sometimes with an important admixture of birch, a field layer dominated by Eriophorum vaginatum, and a sphagnum carpet of, in particular, Sphagnum angustifolium, Sphagnum fuscum, of raised bogs and aapa mire fringes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.D13
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.D)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus sylvestris
Flowering Plants Eriophorum vaginatum
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum angustifolium
Mosses & Liverworts Sphagnum fuscum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus sylvestris Conifers
Eriophorum vaginatum Flowering Plants
Sphagnum angustifolium Mosses & Liverworts
Sphagnum fuscum Mosses & Liverworts

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 44.A233 Boreal cottonsedge Scots pine bog woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.D13 Boreal cottonsedge Scots pine bog woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.D13 Boreal cottonsedge Scots pine bog woods same
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