Slender tufted sedge beds

English name: Slender tufted sedge beds

Description (English)

Palaearctic formations of Carex acuta of wet, alkaline or slightly acid depressions with mineral soil; Carex acuta does not tolerate prolonged desiccation. The community is distributed, in particular, in northern France, the Low Countries, Central Europe south to the Sava and Drava valleys of Croatia, the northern Morava valley of Serbia and Romania, north to Poland, the Kaliningrad District, Lithuania and Latvia, in southern Scandinavia, in the Dnieper basin of northern Ukraine and southern Belarus, in the lower Volga Valley.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D5.2121
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D5.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

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

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.2121 Slender tufted sedge beds source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D5.2121 Slender tufted sedge beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D5.2121 Slender tufted sedge beds same
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