Raised bog species-poor cottonsedge communities

English name: Raised bog species-poor cottonsedge communities

Description (English)

Bogs or parts of bogs overwhelmingly dominated by Eriophorum vaginatum, with a strongly impoverished species cortège, in particular, with very few sphagna, characteristic of degraded and, in particular, grazed, bog systems of Atlantic regions, notably of the Pennines.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.1116

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Eriophorum vaginatum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Eriophorum vaginatum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 51.116 Raised bog species-poor cottonsedge communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.1116 Raised bog species-poor cottonsedge communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.1116 Raised bog species-poor cottonsedge communities same
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