Bottle sedge beds

English name: Bottle sedge beds

Description (English)

Terrestrialisation sedge beds of the Palaearctic domaine, characteristic, in particular, of continental regions, dominated by Carex rostrata, forming dense, vigorous, fertile beds on usually very wet, meso-oligotrophic substrates.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D5.2141
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 rostrata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex rostrata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.2141 Bottle sedge beds source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D5.2141 Bottle sedge beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D5.2141 Bottle sedge beds same
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