Pyrenean black sedge acidic fens

English name: Pyrenean black sedge acidic fens

Description (English)

Carex acidic fens of the Pyrenees, mostly dominated by Carex nigra, with Carex echinata or Carex panicea, very similar to those of the Alps, in particular to the floristically rather impoverished southwestern Alpine communities, sometimes dominated by Carex rostrata, with Carex canescens (Carex curta) or Carex echinata and Agrostis canina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D2.224

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Agrostis canina
Flowering Plants Carex canescens
Flowering Plants Carex curta
Flowering Plants Carex echinata
Flowering Plants Carex nigra
Flowering Plants Carex panicea
Flowering Plants Carex rostrata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Agrostis canina Flowering Plants
Carex canescens Flowering Plants
Carex curta Flowering Plants
Carex echinata Flowering Plants
Carex nigra Flowering Plants
Carex panicea Flowering Plants
Carex rostrata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 54.424 Pyrenean black sedge acidic fens source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D2.224 Pyrenean black sedge acidic fens same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D2.224 Pyrenean black sedge acidic fens same
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