Mud-bottom schlenken

English name: Mud-bottom schlenken

Description (English)

Temporarily inundated shallow hollows, usually dominated by an often sparse cover of Rhynchospora alba, with Rhynchospora fusca, Scheuchzeria palustris, Drosera intermedia, Lycopodiella inundata, sometimes dominated by Eriophorum angustifolium or Eriophorum vaginatum, with a ground cover almost devoid of sphagna and often reduced to algae, in particular, the conjugate Zygogonium ericetorum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1.1122

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Drosera intermedia
Flowering Plants Eriophorum angustifolium
Flowering Plants Eriophorum vaginatum
Ferns Lycopodiella inundata
Flowering Plants Rhynchospora alba
Flowering Plants Rhynchospora fusca
Flowering Plants Scheuchzeria palustris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Drosera intermedia Flowering Plants
Eriophorum angustifolium Flowering Plants
Eriophorum vaginatum Flowering Plants
Lycopodiella inundata Ferns
Rhynchospora alba Flowering Plants
Rhynchospora fusca Flowering Plants
Scheuchzeria palustris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 51.122 Mud-bottom schlenken source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1.1122 Mud-bottom schlenken same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1.1122 Mud-bottom schlenken same
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