Scottish brown bogrush fens

English name: Scottish brown bogrush fens

Description (English)

Schoenus ferrugineus stands of base-rich Perthshire flushes, with Eleocharis quinqueflora, Carex hostiana, Carex panicea, Carex lepidocarpa, Saxifraga aizoides, Scirpus cespitosus, Eriophorum latifolium, Eriophorum angustifolium, Tofieldia pusilla, Pinguicula vulgaris, Scorpidium scorpioides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D4.122
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (D4.1)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carex hostiana
Flowering Plants Carex lepidocarpa
Flowering Plants Carex panicea
Flowering Plants Eleocharis quinqueflora
Flowering Plants Eriophorum angustifolium
Flowering Plants Eriophorum latifolium
Flowering Plants Pinguicula vulgaris
Flowering Plants Saxifraga aizoides
Flowering Plants Schoenus ferrugineus
Flowering Plants Scirpus cespitosus
Mosses & Liverworts Scorpidium scorpioides
Flowering Plants Tofieldia pusilla
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carex hostiana Flowering Plants
Carex lepidocarpa Flowering Plants
Carex panicea Flowering Plants
Eleocharis quinqueflora Flowering Plants
Eriophorum angustifolium Flowering Plants
Eriophorum latifolium Flowering Plants
Pinguicula vulgaris Flowering Plants
Saxifraga aizoides Flowering Plants
Schoenus ferrugineus Flowering Plants
Scirpus cespitosus Flowering Plants
Scorpidium scorpioides Mosses & Liverworts
Tofieldia pusilla Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.222 Scottish brown bogrush fens source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D4.122 Scottish brown bogrush fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D4.122 Scottish brown bogrush fens same
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