Club sedge beds

English name: Club sedge beds

Description (English)

Beds of Carex buxbaumii of wet grasslands, lake shore swamps and fens, on temporarily inundated relatively nutrient-rich, somewhat acid peaty sandy or clayey soils of eastern France, southern and eastern Germany, Poland, Lithuania, the southern Alps and the central Apennines.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D5.21A
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 buxbaumii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex buxbaumii Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.21A Club sedge beds source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D5.21A Club sedge beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D5.21A Club sedge beds same
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