Middle European yellow sedge fens

English name: Middle European yellow sedge fens

Description (English)

Fen communities of middle latitudes of continental Western Europe and of Central Europe, recorded from the Netherlands, Belgium, western Germany, France, northern Italy including the Apuan Alps, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, with Carex dioica, Carex lepidocarpa, Carex flava, Carex demissa, Carex serotina, Carex panicea, Eriophorum latifolium, Juncus articulatus and Campylium stellatum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D4.153
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

Mosses & Liverworts Campylium stellatum
Flowering Plants Carex demissa
Flowering Plants Carex dioica
Flowering Plants Carex flava
Flowering Plants Carex lepidocarpa
Flowering Plants Carex panicea
Flowering Plants Carex serotina
Flowering Plants Eriophorum latifolium
Flowering Plants Juncus articulatus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Campylium stellatum Mosses & Liverworts
Carex demissa Flowering Plants
Carex dioica Flowering Plants
Carex flava Flowering Plants
Carex lepidocarpa Flowering Plants
Carex panicea Flowering Plants
Carex serotina Flowering Plants
Eriophorum latifolium Flowering Plants
Juncus articulatus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.253 Middle European yellow sedge fens source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D4.153 Middle European yellow sedge fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D4.153 Middle European yellow sedge fens same
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